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European Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 764–766 | Cite as

Giant oesophageal fibrovascular polyp (2005:12b)

  • Carole Ridge
  • Tony Geoghegan
  • Pradeep Govender
  • Ronan McDermontt
  • William Torreggiani
Original Paper

Abstract

The authors report a case of a giant fibrovascular polyp of the oesophagus in which CT with multiplanar reformatting gave valuable information as to both location of the lesion as well as size and anatomical attachment proximally, which was pivotal in directing surgery. It was instructive in this case that initial endoscopy was reported to be normal. The lesion was well demonstrated by barium swallow.

Keywords

Oesophagus Computed tomography Polyp, giant Tumour 

Notes

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carole Ridge
    • 1
  • Tony Geoghegan
    • 1
  • Pradeep Govender
    • 1
  • Ronan McDermontt
    • 1
  • William Torreggiani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAMNCH, Tallght HospitalDublinIreland

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