Case Report
Copyright ©2009 Baishideng.
World J Gastrointest Endosc. Oct 15, 2009; 1(1): 68-71
Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.68
Figure 1
Figure 1 Esophageal tumor in the middle thoracic esophagus. A: Conventional endoscopy; B: Chromoendoscopy with iodine staining.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Esophageal tumor in the middle thoracic esophagus by magnifying endoscopy with narrow band imaging. A: Dilated and elongated intrapapillary capillary loops on the intraepithelial carcinoma; B: Dilated and elongated intrapapillary capillary loops on the submucosal tumor.
Figure 3
Figure 3 A hypoechoic tumor (4. 2 mm × 2.6 mm) in the muscularis mucosae covered by intraepithelial layer by endoscopic ultrasonography.
Figure 4
Figure 4 Splash-needle.
Figure 5
Figure 5 Esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection. A: During submucosal dissection. B: Mucosal defect after the procedure.
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Figure 6 Resected specimen. A: Macroscopic examination reveals a shallow depression, 34 mm × 26 mm in size in the center of the specimen, with a hard nodule, 5 mm in size, at the proximal edge of the depression; B: Histological examination reveals an intraepithelial esophageal carcinoma overlying a leiomyoma originating from the muscularis mucosae.