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January 1980

Esophageal Leiomyoma First Seen as a Superior Mediastinal Mass

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford (Calif) University School of Medicine.

Arch Surg. 1980;115(1):94. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1980.01380010080021

• Leiomyoma of the esophagus is only rarely the cause of an asymptomatic superior mediastinal mass. This case is presented to remind physicians of this entity and to focus attention on its diagnosis and treatment.

(Arch Surg 115:94, 1980)