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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 5747560, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5747560
Case Report

Huge Lymphangioma of the Esophagus Resected by Endoscopic Piecemeal Mucosal Resection

1Department of Gastroenterology, Taizhou Hospital, 150 Ximen Street, Linhai, Zhejiang 317000, China
2Department of Pathology, Taizhou Hospital, 150 Ximen Street, Linhai, Zhejiang 317000, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Xinli Mao

Received 13 October 2016; Accepted 18 January 2017; Published 20 March 2017

Academic Editor: Christian Urban

Copyright © 2017 Dinghai Luo 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.

Supplementary Material

1. Plain scan CT. Plain scan CT of the esophagus showed the lesion located in the lower esophagus. The CT value is 16 Hu.

2. Enhanced CT. Enhanced CT of the esophagus showed the lesion located in the lower esophagus. The CT value is 38 Hu.

3. EUS. A large, whitish-yellow, translucent mass with a lustrous surface in the mid and distal esophagus, located 32 to 38 cm from the incisors. A honeycomb-like hypoechoic structure measuring 60 × 10 mm located in the submucosa with heterogenous echo pattern; the muscularis propria was intact.

4. EPMR. The esophageal mass was resected by endoscopic piecemeal mucosal resection (EPMR).

5. Pathology. Histology of the resected mass showing cystically dilated lymphatics in the surface squamous epithelium and in the submucosa. (hematoxylin and eosin [H&E], magnification ×200).

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