Pediatric Radiology > Abdominal > Upper GI > Esophageal Structures
strictures are areas of local esophageal narrowing. They can result from
ingestion of corrosive agents, previous esophageal atresia repair, epidermolysis
bullosa or gastroesophageal reflux. A commonly used therapy is using balloon catheters
under fluoroscopic guidance to dilate the esophagus.
|Two visible esophageal strictures||Contrast study of esophageal strictures|
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