Definitions for "Esophageal Stricture"
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..."
The Condition"...There is also an increased risk (with regurgitation) of having food, fluid, or vomitus enter the lungs and cause aspiration pneumonia..."