Esophageal Leiomyoma Symptoms
About half of patients with Esophageal Leiomyoma have no symptoms. There are also more minor symptoms of Esophageal Leiomyoma, the most common symptoms is mild hypopharyngeal difficulties, little impact on normal diet. Course up to a few months to more than a decade, even if the tumor is quite large, symptoms with obstruction is not severe because of their very slow development, which in the differential diagnosis are important, and esophageal cancer due to the short-term dysphagia is not quite the same. Eating rancid stalk may be intermittent, the severity of the tumor size and location are not fully parallel, mainly around the lumen of tumor growth depends on the situation, and the tumor surface mucosal edema, erosion and mental factors are also relevant. Few patients have pain symptoms, location uncertain, for the sternum, the chest, back and upper abdominal pain, rarely severe pain. Can occur in isolation or in combination with other concurrent symptoms. 1 / 3 of patients have digestive disorders, manifested as heartburn, acid reflux, bloating, discomfort and indigestion after meals, and so on. Individual patients, have symptoms of upper gastrointestinal such as hematemesis and melena, it probable is caused by erosion and ulcers of the tumor surface mucosal.
Esophageal Leiomyoma complication: Associated with Esophageal Cancer, hiatal hernia, diverticula, esophageal hemangioma, and esophageal achalasia