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A Smooth Esophageal Stricture Causing Dysphagia

We report a case of a smooth esophageal narrowing secondary to intramural metastasis from pulmonary adenocarcinoma in a patient with no previous history of neoplasia. Since standard linear echoendoscope could not overpass the malignant stricture, we obtained a histological diagnos is by fine-needle aspiration biopsy using an echobronchoscope (EBUS), due to its lower diameter. The EBUS scope represents a valuable tool to obtain cytological specimens in patients with esophageal strictures.
Source: Dysphagia - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research

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