Glycogenic acanthosis of the esophagus.

  title={Glycogenic acanthosis of the esophagus.},
  author={Seth N. Glick and Steven K. Teplick and James Goldstein and J A Stead and Norman Zitomer},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={139 4},
A nodular appearance of the esophageal mucosa was observed in 28.3% of 300 consecutive double-contrast esophagrams. This most commonly appeared as numerous uniformly sized, usually less than 3 mm, subtle, round elevations involving the entire esophageal surface. When carefully performed, endoscopy will almost always confirm these findings. Endoscopic biopsies performed in 10 patients demonstrated the nodules to represent glycogenic acanthosis--a combination of cellular hyperplasia and increased… CONTINUE READING