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Most common for Oesophagus

  1. Most common among the oesophageal diverticula is Zenker’s diverticulum.
  2. Most common benign oesophageal tumour is leiomyoma or stromal tumour (GIST).
  3. Most common upper GI disorder of the Western world is gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
  4. Most common histological type of carcinoma oesophagus in the world is squamous cell carcinoma.
  5. Most common histological type of carcinoma oesophagus among whites is adenocarcinoma.
  6. Most commonly adenocarcinoma affects lower oesophagus. Most common presenting feature of Barrett’s oesophagus is dysphagia.
  7. Most common site of gastrointestinal involvement in scleroderma is smooth muscle of oesophagus.
  8. Most common cause of oesophageal perforation is instrumentation.
  9. Most serious but rare type of perforation is Boerhaave syndrome-barotrauma, seen in gluttons.

© Manipal manual of surgery, fourth edition

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