Esophageal Web in a Down Syndrome Infant—A Rare Case Report
AbstractWe describe the rare case of an infant with trisomy 21 who presented with recurrent vomiting and aspiration pneumonia and a failure to thrive. Infants with Down’s syndrome have been known to have various problems in the gastrointestinal tract. In the esophagus, what have been described are dysmotility, gastroesophageal reflux and strictures. This infant on evaluation was found to have an esophageal web and simple endoscopic dilatation relieved the infant of her symptoms. No similar case has been reported in literature. View Full-Text
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Thomas, N.; Mukkada, R.J.; Abdul Jalal, M.J.; Narayanankutty, N. Esophageal Web in a Down Syndrome Infant—A Rare Case Report. Children 2018, 5, 10.
Thomas N, Mukkada RJ, Abdul Jalal MJ, Narayanankutty N. Esophageal Web in a Down Syndrome Infant—A Rare Case Report. Children. 2018; 5(1):10.Chicago/Turabian Style
Thomas, Nirmala; Mukkada, Roy J.; Abdul Jalal, Muhammed J.; Narayanankutty, Nisha. 2018. "Esophageal Web in a Down Syndrome Infant—A Rare Case Report." Children 5, no. 1: 10.
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