Congenital esophageal stenosis: the differential diagnosis and management.

Pediatric Surgery International
Douglas W JonesArnold G Coran


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.


Jun 1, 1969·The Laryngoscope·C D BluestoneW K Sieber
Aug 1, 1995·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·S G MurphyP Russo
Jan 31, 2002·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·Shigeru TakamizawaToshihiro Muraji
Mar 30, 2002·Gastrointestinal Endoscopy·Carlo CalabreseGiulio Di Febo
Jun 22, 2002·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·Sanjeev A VasudevanRichard R Ricketts
Apr 5, 2003·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·Shintaro AmaeRyoji Ohi

❮ Previous
Next ❯


Oct 23, 2012·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·Michael D Rollins, Douglas C Barnhart
Oct 9, 2015·Italian Journal of Pediatrics·F SavinoA Barabino
Jul 30, 2016·Pediatric Surgery International·Kazuki YokotaKosuke Chiba
Jan 23, 2020·Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery·Kyoko MochizukiHidehito Usui
Aug 29, 2012·Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition·J Antonio QuirosHanmin Lee
Jan 3, 2021·NeoReviews·Jillian TaylorVilmaris Quinones Cardona

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds


Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.


Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.


Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.