The Condition"...Diagnosis involves using a barium swallow and/or endoscopy to show narrowing of the esophagus..."
narrowing of the esophagus often caused by acid flowing back from the stomach.
The Condition" Esophageal stricture, also called benign stricture of the esophagus, is a narrowing of the esophagus, causing swallowing difficulties..."
a gradual narrowing of the esophagus, which can lead to swallowing difficulties
a gradual narrowing of the tube that carries food to the stomach
an abnormal narrowing in some portion of this tube
An area of narrowing of the esophageal lumen. See also Stricture.
A condition in which narrowing of the esophagus caused by chronic exposure to acid. It is essentially a scar secondary to chronic inflammation. It may be treated by endoscopic techniques where the esophagus is stretched using either balloons or esophageal dilators. Chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease is not the only cause of esophageal strictures but it is the most common.
a narrowing in the esophagus, often caused by irritation from long-term presence of acid in the esophagus with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
A scar may form in the esophagus, which in turn may cause a narrowing and may contribute to difficulty with swallowing. These patients may need dilation of their esophagus.
Benign (also benign stricture of the esophagus) - A narrowing of the esophagus, causing swallowing difficulties. More Information
A narrowing in the esophagus from chronic scarring, sometimes caused by acid damage, that interferes with swallowing of food and saliva.
Benign esophageal stricture is a narrowing of the esophagus that causes swallowing difficulties. It can be caused by or associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Esophagitis (an infection of the esophagus), Dysfunctional lower esophageal sphincter, Disordered motility, or a hiatal hernia.