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Huge lymphangiomatosis of the esophagus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22632502     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lymphangioma of the esophagus is an extremely rare submucosal benign tumor. Most esophageal lymphangiomas reported in the literature are smaller than 2 cm in diameter and can be removed using endoscopy. We report a case of lymphangioma of the esophagus with 2 huge lesions (10 × 2.5 × 1 cm and 6 × 5 × 4 cm) that were completely resected by open thoracotomy and enucleation. The patient recovered without any complications.
Authors:
Liang Xue; Wei Gang Guo; Jun Hou; Di Ge; Xiao Jing Chen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2048-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Departments of Thoracic Surgery and Pathology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
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