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317 Possible Causes for Esophageal Web

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Plummer-Vinson Syndrome is a condition where iron deficiency is associated with difficulty swallowing due to the presence of an esophageal web.[] The pathogenesis of the esophageal web and the cause of dysphagia in this syndrome were investigated radiographically, endoscopically, manometrically, and histologically.[] We suggest that the esophageal web formation might have been related to the healing of an esophageal ulcer.[]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Upper esophageal webs The association between iron deficiency and esophageal webs is controversial.[] MS Certainly, lower esophageal rings could be (and likely are) more common than upper esophageal webs.[] For patients with multiple esophageal rings and webs or congenital esophageal stenosis, esophageal webs and rings are estimated to occur in 1 in 25,000 to 1 in 50,000 live[]

  • Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

    Involvement of internal mucosa can result in esophageal strictures and webs, urethral and anal stenosis, phimosis, and corneal scarring.[] Collagen VII is also associated with the epithelium of the esophageal lining, and DEB patients may suffer from chronic scarring, webbing, and obstruction of the esophagus.[] The most common complications within the gastrointestinal tract are progressive esophageal strictures or webs and severe constipation.[]

  • Esophageal Obstruction

    The patient was noted to have an esophageal web during outpatient endoscopy.[] ) and esophageal webs which can be congenital or acquired.[] Esophageal webs and rings Esophageal webs refer to semicircular membranous projections that may form in the upper esophagus.[]

  • Esophageal Stenosis

    The main forms of stenosis are congenital esophageal web congenital stricture caused by tracheobronchial remnants, and congenital idiopathic muscular hypertrophy.[] Esophageal manifestations are rare and include vesiculobullous disease, ulceration, esophageal webs, casts or strictures.[] Kelly ML, Frazer JP: Symptomatic mid‐esophageal webs. JAMA 1966;197:143–146. Carlisle WR: A case of multiple esophageal webs and rings.[]

  • Esophageal Web

    Esophageal webs are defined as extensions of normal esophageal tissue and may develop at any point along the esophagus.[] Esophageal webs and rings can be treated with endoscopic dilation.[] We report a case of esophageal web demonstrated with sonography in a 45-year-old woman with dysphagia.[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    webbing) Worsened symptoms of comorbid cardiac or pulmonary disease Findings on physical examination may include the following: Impaired growth in infants Pallor of the mucous[] Glossitis, angular stomatitis, postcricoid esophageal web or stricture (which may become malignant), and gastric atrophy may develop.[] […] suck or chew Poor scholastic performance Cold intolerance Reduced resistance to infection Altered behavior (eg, attention deficit disorder) Dysphagia with solid foods (from esophageal[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    In case of significant obstruction of the esophageal lumen by esophageal web and persistent dysphagia despite iron supplementation, rupture and dilation of the web are necessary[] Ridges and spoon shaped nails Mal-absorption Esophageal web Normal resource for iron in diet Liver and red meats Apricots, peaches, prunes apples, grapes Eggs Spinach Vitamins[] However, in case of significant obstruction of the esophageal lumen by esophageal web and persistent dysphagia despite iron supplementation, rupture and dilation of the web[]

  • Esophageal Varices on Barium Swallow

    Like rings, esophageal webs usually cause no symptoms.[] […] stenosis: Dysphagia to solids but not liquids Esophageal strictures Solid food dysphagia in a patient with a history of GERD, Esophageal web : thin membranes in the mid-upper[] Esophageal dilation may be advised to dilate a stricture, web, or ring that interferes with swallowing.[]

  • Congenital Esophageal Diverticulum

    Esophageal webs are typically thin, eccentric mucosal projections into the esophageal lumen.[] web, which elongates distally with propulsive peristaltic pressure and forms a pocket-like structure within the esophageal lumen.[] web 食道運動障害 esophageal motility disorder, motor disorders of the esophagus 食道炎 esophagitis アルカリ性逆流性食道炎 alkaline reflux esophagitis 逆流性食道炎 reflux esophagitis 腐食性食道炎 corrossive[]

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