Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  2002 Dec;25(6):449-452.

Neurofibroma of the Esophagus

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. hslee@kumc.or.kr
  • 2Institute of Digestive Disease and Nutrition, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Neurofibroma in gastrointestinal tract are presented as localized forms or in associated with neurofibromatosis. Previous reported cases were presented as relatively large sized esophageal mass and treated by surgical resection. However, a neurofibroma was found incidentally during endoscopy in this case. It was presented as palisade like solitary nodules with or without connecting mucosal bridges in lower esophagus. It was treated by mucosectomy and followed up without recurrence.

Keyword

Esophagus; Neurofibroma
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