Tonsillar Cyst in esophagus

Article type : Brief Report | تاریخ ثبت : 2016/05/20

  • Authors

    1. Sun Wenjing
    2. Xiao Hua-Liang
    3. Chen Dong-Feng
  • abstract

    Tonsillar cyst in esophagus is a very rare type of benign tumor, which arises in the submucosa of the esophagus and contains a squamous epithelia lining with abundant follicular lymphoid tissue. The tonsillar cysts, which had not previously been recognized in esophagus, are always exclusively located in the oral cavity and throat region. And there was no report of tonsillar cyst in esophagus in previous reports. The article represents a 65-year-old woman who was diagnosed as esophageal tonsillar cyst with operative pathological findings, and the gastroscopy showed no recurrence after 2 years follow-up. . . .. . .. . . . .
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