Evan Dellon

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Esophageal strictures

How can I be sure that the patient has an esophageal stricture? An esophageal stricture is a narrowing of the esophagus that impedes the progress of a bolus as it transits to the stomach. There are multiple causes of esophageal strictures (Table I). Table I. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (peptic stricture) Radiation therapy Caustic injury (lye…

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