Oesophageal bronchogenic cyst

Authors: J. Šafránek 1;  L. Zdrhová 2;  O. Daum 3
Authors‘ workplace: Chirurgická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň 1;  I. interní klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň 2;  Šiklův ústav patologie, LF UK a FN Plzeň 3
Published in: Gastroent Hepatol 2016; 70(4): 310-312
Category: Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology: Case Report
doi: 10.14735/amgh2016csgh.info11


Bronchogenic duplication arises during embryogenesis from an abnormal budding of the ventral diverticulum of the foregut or the tracheobronchial tree. In this case report, we present a 50-year-old woman with an esophageal-intramural, bronchogenic cyst who showed symptoms of dysphagia progression. The final diagnosis of the cyst was unclear until definitive histology findings were obtained. After esophageal resection was performed, the postoperative course was uneventful.

Key words:
esophageal duplication – bronchogenic cyst

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manuscript met the ICMJE „uniform requirements“ for biomedical papers.

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