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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6832535, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6832535
Case Report

Association between Oesophageal Diverticula and Leiomyomas: A Report of Two Cases

Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Broomfield Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Essex, UK

Received 14 July 2016; Revised 29 September 2016; Accepted 16 October 2016

Academic Editor: Naohiko Koide

Copyright © 2016 Muhammad Chowdhry et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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