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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 150-152

Management of long segment congenital esophageal stenosis: A novel technique


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Vishesh Jain
Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.182592

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Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is a rare cause of dysphagia in children. Diagnosis is often apparent on esophagogram. Surgical treatment for the subtype with tracheobronchial remnants (TBR) includes resection and anastomosis of the stenosed segment, myectomy, enucleation of cartilage, etc., These procedures are not suitable if the stenosed segment is long. We present a case of a 5-year-old boy who was diagnosed as CES and was successfully managed with stricturoplasty with some innovative modifications.






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