Oesophageal leiomyomatosis

Case contributed by Radswiki
Modality: CT

Circumferential wall thickening of the middle portion of the esophagus.

No exophytic soft tissue masses.

Modality: MRI

Circumferential wall thickening of the middle portion of the esophagus. 

No exophytic soft tissue masses.

Case Discussion

Oesophageal leiomyomatosis is rare benign condition,which usually presents at childhood.

It is characterised by abnormal circumferential wall thickening of an oesophageal segment usually distally mimicking achalasia on barium studies.

This case was donated to Radiopaedia.org by Radswiki.net

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Case Information

rID: 11419
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
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