Congenital esophageal stenosis: the differential diagnosis and management.

Pediatric Surgery International
Douglas W JonesArnold G Coran

Abstract

Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is a rare congenital abnormality that is difficult to diagnose and often masquerades as other types of structural esophageal disease. We report three cases of CES with different presenting symptoms. We advocate for balloon dilation as the preferred first approach to therapeutic intervention. CES is an important clinical entity in the evaluation of pediatric esophageal disorders and should be suspected in young infants with dysphagia.

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