Lipoma of the esophagus Academic Article uri icon


  • Lipomas of the esophagus are relatively rare, but are of clinical interest since they may produce significant clinical symptoms that must be differentiated from malignant conditions. A case of esophageal lipoma is reported. The pliable, pedunculated esophageal tumor, which changes shape radiologically and has minimal clinical symptomatology, are the hallmarks for a correct diagnosis.

publication date

  • December 1, 1984