Esophageal duplication cyst.

  title={Esophageal duplication cyst.},
  author={Renato Vianna Soares and Arunas E. Gasparaitis and Irwing Waxman and Jennifer S Chennat and Marco Giuseppe Patti},
  journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus},
  volume={24 3},
Although rare, esophageal duplications are the second most common duplication of the alimentary tract, after the ileum, comprising 15–30% of the cases. The majority of the alimentary tract duplications are cystic. Cysts located proximally in the esophagus may cause respiratory symptoms, and cysts located distally can cause dysphagia. They are commonly detected in childhood, but adult manifestations can occur. Several imaging methods can be used for the diagnosis of a duplication cyst. The most… CONTINUE READING