Recurrent esophageal fibrovascular polyps: case history and review of the literature.

@article{Drenth2002RecurrentEF,
  title={Recurrent esophageal fibrovascular polyps: case history and review of the literature.},
  author={Joost P. H. Drenth and Theo Wobbes and Johannes J. Bonenkamp and Fokko M. Nagengast},
  journal={Digestive diseases and sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={2598-604}
}
Fibrovascular esophageal polyps are rare benign tumors. They can grow to considerable length and cause symptoms such as dysphagia, retrosternal discomfort, vomiting, and even asphyxia. A barium contrast esophageal radiography will show a filling defect compatible with an esophageal mass. Surgical removal through cervical esophagotomy is the preferred treatment, and recurrences after surgery are rare. We describe a patient who developed three recurrent giant fibrovascular esophageal polyp within… CONTINUE READING

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