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Achalasia of the oesophagus presenting as foreign body obstruction.
  1. A Patrick,
  2. I W Campbell,
  3. M S Fraser,
  4. D H Smith,
  5. P R Walbaum

    Abstract

    A 15 year old boy with profound weight loss was found to have foreign body obstruction of the lower oesophagus. Achalasia was subsequently diagnosed and there was rapid gain in weight and height after oesophagomyotomy .

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