Benign tumors
Amyloid tumor

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 26 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Amyloid tumor esophagus

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Amyloid tumor. website. Accessed April 1st, 2020.
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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