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Acquired double-barrel oesophagus in epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica.
  1. R B Warren,
  2. T F Warner,
  3. E F Gilbert,
  4. J R Pellet


    An unusual case of epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica with extensive stenosis, high perforation, and dissection of the oesophagus forming a "double-barrel" structure is described. Gastric epithelium found in the upper oesophagus is thought to be of metaplastic origin and caused by repeated minor trauma with repair.

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