Esophagus
Benign tumors
Amyloid tumor


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Revised: 26 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Amyloid tumor esophagus

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Amyloid tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusamyloidtumor.html. Accessed October 22nd, 2019.
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
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