Self-bougienage of oesophageal stricture by an 8-year-old child

Peer Wildbrett, Carsten Müller & Winfried Barthlen
Introduction: We present the case of a severe malnourished Afghan child with recurrent high-grade stenosis of the upper oesophagus due to ingestion of battery acid (Figure 1 [img:Bild 1]). He first underwent repeated wire-guided oesophageal dilations. Immediately after the procedures, the [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]