MORTIMER R. CAMIEL, M.D.; LEO LOEWE, M.D.
Starvation overshadows the many other sequelae of esophageal stenosis. Pulmonary complications, for instance, unless of calamitous proportion, are often overlooked or misinterpreted. Attention is usually directed to the more dramatic accidents such as perforation into the trachea. The more frequent complications are either insufficiently emphasized or not widely appreciated. With certain types of esophageal stenosis these may occur with such constancy as to become part of the clinical syndrome.
This report concerns itself with the syndrome of aspiration of ingesta into the air passages due to esophageal stenosis. Following a review of our clinical material we felt the need for
CAMIEL MR, LOEWE L. A SYNDROME OF UPPER ESOPHAGEAL STENOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:63–79. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-1-63
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(1):63-79.
Esophageal Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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