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Esophagus
Benign tumors
Leiomyoma

Reviewer: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 2 July 2013, last major update January 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Endoscopic examination

Gross description
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Gross images
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Bulging, white, whorled cut surface

Submucosal tumor

With squamous cell carcinoma


Micro description
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Micro images
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Cluster of seedling leiomyomas

Seedling leiomyoma of muscularis propria

Leiomyoma with overlying squamous epithelium

Mature, hypertrophied smooth muscle cells

Multiple seedling leiomyomas


Incidental leiomyoma

Leiomyoma of muscularis propria

Fascicular growth pattern

Squamous cell carcinoma and leiomyoma

Cytology images
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Groups of spindled cells with low cellularity

Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Differential diagnosis
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End of Esophagus > Benign tumors > Leiomyoma


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