Oesophageal rhabdomyoma

Citation
F. Roberts et al., Oesophageal rhabdomyoma, J CLIN PATH, 53(7), 2000, pp. 554-557
Citations number
18
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Research/Laboratory Medicine & Medical Tecnology","Medical Research Diagnosis & Treatment
Journal title
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
ISSN journal
0021-9746 → ACNP
Volume
53
Issue
7
Year of publication
2000
Pages
554 - 557
Database
ISI
SICI code
0021-9746(200007)53:7<554:OR>2.0.ZU;2-G
Abstract
Extracardiac rhabdomyomas are rare benign tumours showing striated muscle d ifferentiation. Seventy percent of these lesions occur in the head and neck region. The most common sites for these lesions are the larynx, pharynx, a nd the floor of the mouth. There has been only one previous report of a rha bdomyoma of the oesophagus; two further cases are described.