Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 240–241 | Cite as

Upper oesophageal web in childhood

  • A. D. Maclean
  • B. W. Houghton-Allen
Case Reports

Abstract

Two cases of upper oesophageal web in childhood are described. The importance of distending the upper oesophagus with barium for the demonstration of these lesions is stressed.

Key Words

Dysphagia upper oesophageal web 

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© Springer-Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Maclean
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. W. Houghton-Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Children's HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyRoyal Children's HospitalParkvilleAustralia

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