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Esophageal Leiomyoma

Left: 63 year-old woman with dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and a history of an esophageal polyp.

Center: Incidental finding in a 64 year-old man with no esphageal symptoms.

Right: Smooth, submucosal tumor in a 65 year-old woman with intermittent dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).

Left: Smooth submucosal tumor in the mid-esophagus of a 64 year-old man undergoing endoscopy. This asymptomatic lesion was an incidental finding. Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of leiomyoma.

Right: Fleshy appearance after biopsy.

Left: Esophageal leiomyoma on a short stalk.

Right: Lesion following excision using a snare wire and electrocautery.

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