Reviewer: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 June 2013, last major update December 2012
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- 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)
End of Esophagus > Benign tumors > Amyloid tumor
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