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Schatzki ring in children and young adults: clinical and radiologic findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9799324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: The Schatzki ring is a well-known clinical and radiologic entity in adults, but is thought to be rare in childhood. Objective. To review the clinical presentations and radiologic findings of children and young adults with Schatzki rings. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective review of all barium swallow examinations done between 1990 and 1996 revealed 20 patients with Schatzki rings. RESULTS: The most frequent presenting symptoms of these patients were progressive dysphagia with solid food and acute food impaction. Radiographic findings of Schatzki rings were typical in all cases. Twelve patients had endoscopy and all had evidence of esophagitis. CONCLUSION: Schatzki rings are not rare in childhood. The patients are symptomatic, presenting with either progressive dysphagia with solids or acute food impaction. A thorough evaluation of the distal esophagus should be performed in patients with a suggestive clinical history.
Authors:
K Buckley; C Buonomo; K Husain; S Nurko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-28     Completed Date:  1998-12-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  884-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Adult
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use
Biopsy
Child
Deglutition Disorders / radiography
Esophagitis / radiography
Esophagogastric Junction / radiography*
Esophagus / pathology
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Retrospective Studies
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate

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