Russell Body Barrett's Esophagus

Pooja Dhorajiya, Rifat Mannan
ACG Case Reports Journal 2020, 7 (4): e00367
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We report an unusual case of Barrett's esophagus with prominent intramucosal Russell bodies, also known as Russell body Barrett's esophagus. We present this case to emphasize the importance of recognizing this unusual entity. It also represents a potential diagnostic pitfall because the distended plasma cells may be mistaken for signet ring cells of gastric adenocarcinoma or low-grade lymphoma. Hence, an awareness of this entity is important to avoid diagnostic confusion.

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