Clin Endosc.  2020 May;53(3):370-373. 10.5946/ce.2019.109.

Submucosal Tunneling Muscle Biopsy for Esophageal Motility Disorders: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Endoscopy, First Pavlov Saint-Petersburg Medical State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Abstract

Submucosal tunneling endoscopic technique can be useful in obtaining esophageal muscle specimens in patients with esophageal motility disorders. Here, we describe the case of a patient with systemic sclerosis. Histological verification of the esophageal involvement in the pathological process was required for the treatment. There were no intra- and post- operational complications.

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Esophagus; Motility disorders; Systemic sclerosis; Tunneling biopsy
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