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Dis Esophagus. 1998 Apr;11(2):130-3.

Bronchogenic cyst of the esophagus with high tumor marker levels--a case report and review of the literature.

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Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen, Germany.


Bronchogenic cysts of the esophagus are rare in comparison with the relatively common bronchogenic cyst of the lung. Only a few cases have been reported in literature since 1930. We report on a case of a 43-old-male with a bronchogenic cyst in the distal esophagus, which was misdiagnosed as a malignant esophageal tumor based on preoperative imaging and high levels of the tumor markers CA 19-9 and CA 125.

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