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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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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to describe the imaging and clinicopathologic characteristics of esophageal… 
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… 
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
1986
Review
1986
Leiomyosarcoma of the esophagus is a very rare neoplasm, The total number of reported cases in the English literature being 44… 
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…