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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-41

Esophageal squamous papilloma


1 Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Mansoura Specialized Medical Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt
2 Department of Pathology, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Seham M Seif
Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura 35516
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1110-7782.155858

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Squamous papilloma of the esophagus is a rare benign tumor with less than 200 cases reported in the literature. The etiology and pathogenesis appear to be related to an inflammatory-reparatory type, such as chronic gastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis, trauma, chemical irritants, and viruses. We present the case of a young female patient with esophageal squamous papilloma discovered accidently during screening upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.


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