Journal ID : CJOHNS-11-01-2023-11317
[This article belongs to Volume - 57, Issue - 08]

Title : Giant esophageal tumor presenting as pharyngeal mass: a report of three cases

Abstract :

Huge esophageal tumors typically manifested as pharyngeal tumors are rare clinically. This article reports 3 cases of huge esophageal tumors admitted to the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Qilu Hospital of Shandong University (Qingdao) all originated from the postcircumferential region. With the growth of tumors, Extends into the lumen of the esophagus. We performed lateral pharyngeal incision and direct laryngoscopy respectively. The pathological findings were hamartoma and lipoma. After 2-20 months of follow-up, no complications and tumor recurrence were found. The key and difficulty in surgery for such lesions lies in the identification and exposure of the tumor root pedicle and the protection of important surrounding anatomical structures.

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