Table IDifferential diagnosis of distal esophageal stricture

Peptic stricture
Corrosive stricture
Iatrogenically induced stricture
  Photodynamic therapy
  Radiation therapy
  Nasogastric tube
Pill induced stricture
  Squamous cell carcinoma
Congenital diseases
  Esophageal web or ring
  Epidermolysis bullosa

From: Peptic strictures of the esophagus

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