Giant Esophageal Leiomyoma with Megaesophagus: A Case Report

Document Type: Case Report(s)

Authors

1 Departments of Internal Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz

2 Departments of Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz

3 Departments of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz

Abstract

A 48-year-old man with a giant leiomyoma of the esophagus accompanied by megaesophagus is reported in this paper. He presented with dysphagia and was treated successfully by means of an esopahgogastric resection. The literature is reviewed and the clinical and pathological aspects of this rare tumor are discussed.