Esophageal web: A previously unrecognized complication of epidermolysis bullosa

C. Hillemeier, R. Touloukian, R. McCallum, J. Gryboski

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The course of the esophageal disease in four patients with epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica recessive is examined. Three of four patients experienced web formation, a previously unrecognized finding, and the significance of this lesion in the evaluation and management of these patients is emphasized. One of four patients underwent a successful colonic interposition for severe esophageal disease and the role of this potentially life-saving procedure is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)678-682
Number of pages5
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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