Esophageal Intramural Pseudodiverticulosis: A Rare Endoscopic Finding

  title={Esophageal Intramural Pseudodiverticulosis: A Rare Endoscopic Finding},
  author={Luciana Lopes de Oliveira and Fred Olavo Arag{\~a}o Andrade Carneiro and Elisa Ryoka Baba and Thiago Guimar{\~a}es Vilaça and Dalton Marques Chaves and Everson L. A. Artifon and Eduardo Guimar{\~a}es Hourneaux de Moura and Paulo Sakai},
  booktitle={Case reports in medicine},
A 76-year-old woman, presenting with a 4-year history of progressive dysphagia, was submitted to endoscopic examination. The upper endoscopy revealed a proximal esophageal stricture and inflammatory mucosa associated with multiples small orifices in the esophageal wall, some of them fulfilled with white spots suggestive of fungal infection. This was a typical endoscopic finding of esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis, a benign and rare condition, related to chronic esophagitis and others… CONTINUE READING


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