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Esophageal Leiomyosarcoma

Known as: Esophagus Leiomyosarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma of Esophagus, Leiomyosarcoma of the Esophagus 
An aggressive malignant smooth muscle neoplasm, arising from the esophagus. It is characterized by a proliferation of neoplastic spindle cells.
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2008
2008
We report a rare case of leiomyosarcoma of the lower esophagus that was treated by endoscopic resection. A 56-year-old man was… 
2007
2007
Endoscopic ultrasound‐guided fine‐needle aspiration (EUS‐FNA) has proven itself to be a reliable method for the diagnosis of… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
We evaluated a 72-year-old woman who was experiencing dysphagia. Esophageal leiomyosarcoma was diagnosed by barium meal study… 
2004
2004
Leiomyosarcoma of the esophagus is a rare neoplasm, with only 95 cases having been reported in the literature. Dysphagia is the… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Leiomyosarcomas of the esophagus are rare, malignant, smooth-muscle tumors. The presenting symptoms are indistinguishable from… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
We report a case of esophageal leiomyosarcoma that possibly arose from the muscularis mucosae, thereby showing a particularly… 
1996
1996
We describe a case of rupture of a liver metastasis from esophageal leiomyosarcoma which was treated successfully by hepatic… 
Review
1983
Review
1983
Seven cases of leiomyoma and two cases of leiomyosarcoma of the esophagus were presented. Review of the Japanese literature… 
Review
1981
Review
1981
A giant polypoid lesion of the cervical esophagus was discovered on barium swallow in a patient with minimal dysphagia. Endoscopy… 
1971
1971
A variety of 5 interesting and unusual tumors of the gastrointestinal tract is presented with emphasis on the roentgen features…