, Volume 73, Issue 6, pp 465-466
Date: 30 Apr 2011

Esophageal Tuberculosis Mimicking Submucosal Leiomyoma- Report of a Case

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We present a case of primary esophageal tuberculosis presenting as solitary submucosal mass in cervical esophagus with clinical features of dysphagia, thus mimicking a submucosal leiomyoma on imaging in a 39 year old lady. Excision of this mass revealed features suggestive of tuberculosis on histopathology.