Curative ESD for intraepithelial esophageal carcinoma with leiomyoma mimicking submucosal invasive carcinoma.

@article{Niimi2009CurativeEF,
  title={Curative ESD for intraepithelial esophageal carcinoma with leiomyoma mimicking submucosal invasive carcinoma.},
  author={Keiko Niimi and Shinya Kodashima and Satoshi Ono and Osamu Goto and Nobutake Yamamichi and Mitsuhiro Fujishiro},
  journal={World journal of gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={68-71}
}
This case report presents a 65-year-old man who developed early esophageal cancer with leiomyoma treated by endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). There have been several reports of co-existing superficial esophageal cancer and leiomyoma treated by endoscopic mucosal resection. However, there is no previous report describing the co-existing lesion treated by ESD. In order to determine treatment strategies for esophageal cancer, accurate endoscopic evaluation of the cancerous depth is essential… CONTINUE READING

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