Endoscopy 2004; 36(12): 1119-1122
DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-826042
Case Report
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Intramural Bronchogenic Cysts Mimicking Solid Tumors

M.  Westerterp1 , J.  G.  van den Berg2 , J.  J.  B.  van Lanschot1 , P.  Fockens3
  • 1Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 3Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Further Information

Publication History

Submitted 19 July 2004

Accepted after Revision 2 August 2004

Publication Date:
01 December 2004 (online)

Despite better diagnostic modalities, the preoperative diagnosis of esophageal bronchogenic cysts remains difficult. We report three cases of misdiagnosed esophageal bronchogenic cysts and discuss the clinical consequences.

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