Laparoscopic approach in the treatment of large leiomyoma of the lower third of the esophagus

Abstract

Leiomyoma of the lower third of the esophagus is a relatively rare disorder but the most common benign tumor of the esophagus. We present a case of an involuted esophageal leiomyoma, 11 cm in size, treated by the laparoscopic approach. The preoperative computed tomogram visualized a mass 3 × 1.5 cm in diameter in the lower esophagus without an eccentric… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/wiitm.2017.72327

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