Esophagus
Benign tumors
Amyloid tumor

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 January 2018, last major update December 2012

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PubMed Search: Amyloid tumor esophagus

Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Amyloid tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusamyloidtumor.html. Accessed November 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Very rare in absence of systemic disease
  • May cause perforation and hematemesis
  • Amyloid (not necessarily in tumor form) may cause achalasia (J Clin Gastroenterol 1990;12:447)
Case reports