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Esophageal Leiomyoma in Patients with Megaloblastic Anemia

Adil Coskun, Mustafa Unubol, Ozden Yukselen, Vahit Yukselen, Ahmet Aydin, Serdar Şen, Ali Onder Karaoglu

Citation Information : Coskun A, Unubol M, Yukselen O, Yukselen V, Aydin A, Şen S, Onder Karaoglu A. Esophageal Leiomyoma in Patients with Megaloblastic Anemia. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2014; 4 (2):98-100.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1110

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-07-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Esophageal leiomyoma is the most common benign intramural tumor of esophagus. Although its incidence is not exactly known, it is very rare (0.006%-0.1% in autopsy series). It is generally asymptomatic and detected incidentally. Here, we present a rare case report describing coexistence of megaloblastic anemia and esophageal leiomyoma.

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