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

ArticleinThe Annals of thoracic surgery 92(1):357-8 · July 2011with5 Reads
Impact Factor: 3.85 · DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.045 · Source: PubMed


    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.