Serous Cystadenoma of the Esophagus

Masahiro Tsutsumi, Kazuhiro Mizumoto, Toshifumi Tsujiuchi, Hiroshi Maruyama, Masaki Koizumi, Takehiko Inagaki, Motokuni Toyokawa, Yoichi Konishi

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A 77‐year‐old man found to have an esophageal polyp underwent polypectomy. Histopathological examination revealed that the polyp consisted of multiple microcystic structures similar to those observed in cystadenoma of the pancreas. This type of tumor is very rare in the esophagus, and is suggested to originate from esophageal glands or remnants from the embryonal state. Acta Pathol Jpn 40: 153–155. 1990.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-155
Number of pages3
JournalPathology International
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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