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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-53

Oesophageal pseudodiverticulum after foregut duplication cyst excision: Case report and literature review


1 Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
2 Department of Pathology, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
3 Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Correspondence Address:
Anthony L DeRoss
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Mail Code A120, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland 44195, Ohio
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.181709

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Oesophageal pseudodiverticula rarely occur after excision of benign oesophageal neoplasms. While management and outcomes have been reported in the adult leiomyoma literature, sparse data exist on the occurrence and management of pseudodiverticula after foregut duplication cyst excision. We discuss our experience with a paediatric patient and review relevant literature regarding operative techniques and surgical outcomes.


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