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Congenital esophageal stenosis in adults: clinical and radiographic findings in seven patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11312178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical and radiographic findings in seven adults with congenital esophageal stenosis.
CONCLUSION: In young or middle-aged individuals, particularly men with long-standing dysphagia, an upper or mid esophageal stricture with multiple ringlike constrictions is a characteristic appearance of congenital esophageal stenosis on double-contrast esophagography.
Authors:
C H Oh; M S Levine; D A Katzka; S E Rubesin; L W Pinheiro; M A Amygdalos; I Laufer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  176     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-20     Completed Date:  2001-07-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1179-82     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Esophageal Stenosis / congenital*,  diagnosis,  radiography*
Esophagoscopy
Humans
Male
Middle Aged

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