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Dysphagia due to oesophageal web.
  1. J W Puntis,
  2. S Chapman,
  3. D W Proops,
  4. P Sartori
  1. Institute of Child Health, University of Birmingham.


    An 8 year old boy developed a recurrent sensation of food sticking in his throat during meal times. Barium swallow examination showed an anterior oesophageal web at the level of C5. Symptoms disappeared after pharyngoscopy and dilatation of the web.

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