Musculo-fibrous anomaly in Barrett's mucosa with dysplasia.

  title={Musculo-fibrous anomaly in Barrett's mucosa with dysplasia.},
  author={Carlos A Rubio and Robert H. Riddell},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  volume={12 11},
We investigated the histological alterations occurring in the muscularis mucosae, the lamina propria mucosae, and the submucosa in areas adjacent to invasive adenocarcinoma in 32 resected esophagi with Barrett's mucosa. In 26 of the 32 specimens, we observed a thickening of the muscularis mucosae, with overgrowth of the muscle fibers into the lamina propria… CONTINUE READING