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Pediatr Surg Int. 2003 Aug;19(6):424-6. Epub 2003 Aug 5.

The association of anorectal leiomyomatosis and diffuse oesophageal leiomyomatosis.

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  • 1Departement De Chirurgie Pediatrique, Hopital Sainte Justine, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1C5, Canada.


Anorectal leiomyomatosis is exceedingly rare in children. Its association with the more common diffuse oesophageal leiomyomatosis has been documented in only two previous cases. This report describes the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of two further cases of diffuse oesophageal combined with anorectal leiomyomatosis.

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