Oesophageal strictures secondary to surgical correction of oesophageal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

History of oesophageal atresia, operated upon. Shortly after weaning started, vomiting of solid food began. No significant obstruction to fluids.

Patient Data

Age: 18 months
Gender: Female

A focal strictures is noted in the upper esophagus at D2/D3 level. A similar stricture is noted at the gastroesophageal junction with dilatation of the esophageal segment inbetween.

Case Discussion

Esophageal strictures secondary to surgical correction of esophageal atresia, a known complication to the procedure usually requiring further surgical correction.

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Case Information

rID: 25456
Case created: 26th Oct 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
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