Upper-esophageal inflammatory pseudotumor associated with middle-esophageal diverticulum: a case report

Jian Li, Yingmei Jiang, Yongxiang Song, Gang Xu


Both esophageal inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) and mid-esophageal diverticulum are rare benign diseases (1,2). Surgery is recommended for the symptomatic patients with esophageal IPT or mid-esophageal diverticulum (3). The goal of the present study is to report an extremely uncommon case, discuss the clinical and pathological aspects, and the surgical methods.