Chapter

The oesophagus

Rogan Corbridge and Nicholas Steventon

in Oxford Handbook of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199550791
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598953 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550791.003.13

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The oesophagus

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Introduction - Globus - Chronic cough/throat clearing/laryngeal spasm - Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and hiatus hernia - Neurological causes of swallowing problems - Postcricoid web - Achalasia - Pharyngeal pouch - Oesophageal tumours

Chapter.  2251 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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