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Esophagus
General
Histology

Reviewer: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 July 2013, last major update August 2012
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General
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Drawings
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Various layers

Micro images
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Full thickness


Esophageal fold (trichrome)

Upper third



Squamous epithelium:

Thin basal zone

Monolayer basal cells

Squamous epithelium with intraepithelial lymphocytes



Mucosa and submucosa:

Mucosa and submucosa

Muscularis mucosae

Section of esophageal mucosa

Submucosal glands and ducts

Alcian blue

With squamous metaplasia


Esophageal musculature

Histologic features

Esophageal cardiac glands

Esophageal inlet patch

Virtual slides
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Normal esophagus

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