Not So Smooth Swallowing-Posterior Mediastinal Smooth Muscle Tumor Presenting as Dysphagia

Arcelia Guerson Gil
2020 Gastroenterology Medicine & Research  
Among etiologies for posterior mediastinal masses, esophageal smooth muscle tumors are uncommon; especially in the upper third of the esophagus as highlighted by our patient's case. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) has become an effective mode of evaluation for mediastinal masses. Allowing for a minimally invasive approach to achieving tissue diagnosis.
doi:10.31031/gmr.2020.04.000588 fatcat:43q45widlfdafh6owl6rjhvgcu