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Table 1 Characteristics of the patient series with esophageal schwannoma

From: Benign esophageal schwannoma: a brief overview and our experience with this rare tumor

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4
Age (years) 73 36 41 66
Gender Female Female Male Male
Chief complaint Dysphagia Dysphagia Dysphagia Asymptomatic
Past medical history Hypertension Appendicitis Hemorrhoids None
Tumor location Upper third of the esophagus Upper third of the esophagus Middle third of the esophagus Upper third of the esophagus
Tumor size (cm) 4.0 × 3.0 × 3.5 9.0 × 6.7 × 3.9 4.7 × 3.7 × 3.1 7.5 × 3.1 × 3.5
Lymph node involvement Negative Negative Negative Negative
PDG-PET Accumulated Accumulated Accumulated Not performed
EUS-FNA Not performed Not performed Performed (did not establish diagnosis) Performed (established diagnosis)
Surgical treatment Enucleation Esophagectomy Enucleation Enucleation
  1. EUS-FNA endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration, PDG-PET 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography