Diffuse Oesophageal Leiomyomatosis.

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Diffuse Oesophageal Leiomyomatosis. 

G. Crouch, P. G. Devitt, S. K. Thompson

Diseases of the Esophagus, Volume 24, Issue 3, 1 April 2011, Pages 145–146


Progressive dysphagia of unknown etiology may still provide a diagnostic challenge despite an increase in the number and quality of investigations available. We describe a 64-year-old man who presented with progressive dysphagia and weight loss. Following a number of investigations, a diagnosis of diffuse esophageal leiomyomatosis was made and the patient was treated appropriately.

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