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Revista chilena de cirugía

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RAPPOPORT S, JAIME et al. Morbid obesity, esophageal bronchogenic cyst and subcardial leiomioma: Report of one case. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2009, vol.61, n.1, pp. 83-88. ISSN 0718-4026.

Gastric wall diseases are found in approximately of 1% of the patients submitted to bariatric surgery. Half of these are leiomiomas. Esophageal bronchogenic cysts are exceptional We report a 57 years oíd female with morbid obesity, a bronchogenic esophageal cyst and subcardial leiomioma. The preoperative study and intraoperative biopsy, suggested the presence of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), but the definitive pathological study did not confirm its presence. A total gastrectomy was performed, with an uneventful postoperative course.

Palabras clave : GIST; morbid obesity; bronchogenic esophageal cyst; leiomioma; total gastrectomy.

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