Benign schwannoma of the esophagus presenting as a giant fibrovascular polyp

Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Feb;53(2):343-5. doi: 10.1016/0003-4975(92)91349-e.


The case of a 62-year-old man with benign schwannoma associated with a giant polyp of the esophagus is presented. His initial symptom was dysphagia. The polyp was removed through cervical esophagotomy. He had no recurrence of symptoms 5 years after this procedure. Pathologic examination showed a rare histology.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Esophageal Neoplasms / complications*
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurilemmoma / complications*
  • Neurilemmoma / surgery
  • Polyps / etiology*
  • Polyps / pathology
  • Polyps / surgery