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Long-Term Survival in a Rare Case of Malignant Esophageal Schwannoma Cured by Surgical Excision

Department of Thoracic Surgery, First Affiliated People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.
The Annals of thoracic surgery (Impact Factor: 3.65). 07/2011; 92(1):357-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.045
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ABSTRACT A full account is presented of a 44-year-old woman with an extremely rare case of a malignant esophageal schwannoma that had been misdiagnosed as a leiomyoma 3 years earlier. After surgical enucleation, the patient has survived for 6 years without any adjunctive treatment.

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