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- Uncommon, ledge like, semi circumferential protrusions of mucosa into lumen; rarely protrudes more than 5 mm into lumen (eMedicine, Wikipedia)
- Cause episodic dysphagia associated with "bolting" solid food
- Most commonly in upper esophagus in women over 40; covered by squamous mucosa with vascularized fibrous tissue core; associated with GERD, radiation therapy, chronic GVHD, blistering skin diseases
Various endoscopic images
End of Esophagus > Congenital anomalies > Webs
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