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Case Report Ectopic Sebaceous Glands in the Esophagus: A Case Report.
Jung Ha Shin, Ji Han Jung, Hyun Joo Choi, Jinyoung Yoo, Seok Jin Kang, Kyo Young Lee
Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine 2006;40(6):448-451
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Department of Pathology, St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon, Korea. jinyyoo@vincent.cuk.ac.kr

There are few reports of the endoscopic and histological features of ectopic sebaceous glands in the esophagus. Recently we observed a 2 mm whitish flat elevated nodule in the lower esophagus. A biopsy was taken under the clinical impression of a papilloma or ulcer scar. Histology revealed normal esophageal mucosa with mature ectopic sebaceous glands located in the lamina propria with no visible hair follicles. We report this case with a brief review of the literature related to the histological findings and histogenesis of esophageal ectopic sebaceous glands.

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