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Lower oesophageal web
  1. Viking Olov Björk,
  2. Constantin G. Charonis
  1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden


    A patient with a `congenital' oesophageal web was suffering from dysphagia and was treated surgically. A review is made of a few similar, well-documented cases. An effort is made to compare the clinical and pathological characteristics of the lesion and to discuss its pathogenesis.

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