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What Are the Complications of Esophageal Strictures?

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Updated September 18, 2008

Question: What Are the Complications of Esophageal Strictures?
Answer: Complications of esophageal strictures are:
  • Swallowing difficulties may keep the patient from getting enough fluids and nutrients.
  • Increased risk of regurgitated food, fluid, or vomit entering the lungs and cause choking or aspiration pneumonia.

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