Esophageal stricture associated with hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr outznit M outznit mustapha


Chief complaint of progressive difficulty swallowing.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female

Long peptic stricture of the esophagus associated with hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease

Case Discussion

Hiatal hernia is a protrusion of a portion of the stomach through the oesophagal hiatus of the diaphragm. In our case, the gastro-oesophagal junction is sliding up the hiatus. Gastroesophageal reflux is commonly associated and has caused a long peptic stricture.

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Case information

rID: 61120
Published: 18th Jun 2018
Last edited: 13th Oct 2020
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