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Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 1991;248(5):308-10.

Cerebral abscess complicating dilatation of a corrosive esophageal stricture.

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Department of Otorhinolaryngology, UllevÄl Hospital, Oslo, Norway.

Abstract

A case is presented in which a metastatic cerebral abscess developed in a 62-year-old female who required repeated dilatation for an esophageal stricture following accidental ingestion of liquid caustic soda. The literature is reviewed and management suggested for the avoidance of this uncommon complication.

PMID:
1888510
DOI:
10.1007/bf00176761
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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