Esophageal Leiomyoma

Known as: Esophagus Leiomyoma, Leiomyoma of the Esophagus, Leiomyoma of Esophagus 
A benign smooth muscle neoplasm arising from the lower part of the esophagus. It is the most common mesenchymal neoplasm of the esophagus. Dysphagia… (More)
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
2013
2013
Esophageal leiomyoma is benign and often asymptomatic, but if the tumor is too large or obstructive, it should be resected. The… (More)
  • figure 1
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • table 3
  • table 4
Is this relevant?
2009
2009
BACKGROUND Leiomyoma is the most common benign tumor of the esophagus. Surgical enucleation is indicated in case of symptoms or… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • table 1
Is this relevant?
2008
2008
This is the first report of a thoracoscopic esophagectomy for a giant leiomyoma of the upper esophagus aided by a robotic system… (More)
Is this relevant?
2008
2008
Esophageal leiomyomas are the most common benign mesenchymal esophageal tumors, but they occur rarely in the pediatric population… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
2005
2005
Leiomyoma accounts for 70% of all benign tumors of the esophagus. Open enucleation via thoracotomy has long been the standard… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 2
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
2005
2005
AIM To summarize the operative experiences for giant leiomyoma of esophagus. METHODS Eight cases of giant esophageal leiomyoma… (More)
Is this relevant?
2003
2003
Esophageal leiomyoma represents 70–80% of all benign esophageal tumors but only approximately 0.5% of all esophageal neoplasms… (More)
  • figure 3
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
2000
2000
A series of reports in the literature suggest that video assisted thoracoscopic resection of an esophageal leiomyoma offers… (More)
Is this relevant?
1997
1997
In consideration of the fact that procedures performed thoracoscopically cause less operative trauma and postoperative pain than… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
1992
1992
A new thoracoscopic technique to enucleate esophageal leiomyomas is described. The procedure has been successfully performed in 3… (More)
Is this relevant?