Verruciform xanthoma of the esophagus: an uncommon entity in an unusual site.

@article{Licci2010VerruciformXO,
  title={Verruciform xanthoma of the esophagus: an uncommon entity in an unusual site.},
  author={Stefano Licci and Salvatore M. A. Campo and Patrizia Ventura},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 Suppl 2},
  pages={E330}
}
ical examination because of epigastric discomfort. Esophagogastroscopy revealed a small, elevated, verrucoid pink-yellowish mucosal lesion, 3mm in diameter, in the upper third of the esophagus (●" Fig. 1). Low power histological examination revealed an exophytic lesion resembling a squamouspapilloma,with the typical papillomatosis, acanthosis, and hyperparakeratosis of the esophageal squamous epithelium (●" Fig. 2a). At higher magnification, neutrophilic intraepithelial exocytosis was observed… CONTINUE READING