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Acute corrosive oesophagitis
  1. Colin S. Dafoe1,
  2. Colin A. Ross2
  1. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


    This paper concerns the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of oesophageal injuries caused by swallowing acids or alkalis. The treatments recommended aim not only at saving life in the early phase but in preventing intractable stricture later on.

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    • 1 508 Medical Arts Building, Edmonton, Alberta

    • 2 Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton

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