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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45-47

Cervical esophago-gastric anastomotic strictruroplasty with buccal mucosa : a case report


Dept. of Pediatric Surgery, Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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RK Ragupathi
Dept. of Pediatric Surgery, Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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ABSTRACT: A 4-year old boy presented with inability to swallow both solids and liquids 3 weeks following ingestion of corrosive chemical. The whole of the thoracic esophagus had an impassable stricture. A gastric substitution was done to replace the thoracic esophagus. The patient developed a stricture at the cerviogastric anastomosis 1 month after surgery. This was successfully treated by stricturoplasty using buccal mucosal graft.






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