Original communication| Volume 29, ISSUE 1, P109-116, January 1951

Benign tumors of the esophagus

Report of a case of leiomyoma
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      A case of leiomyoma of the middle one-third of the thoracic esophagus is reported. A transpleural approach from the left side was successfully employed. A review of the literature on the incidence of benign tumors of the esophagus, and of the symptoms of mucosal and intramural tumors of the esophagus is made.
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