What is Esophageal Dilatation?

Category: Procedures


The esophagus is the long, narrow food tube (gullet) that carries food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach. It can become blocked or injured in a variety of ways. Esophageal dilatation is the technique used to stretch or open the blocked portion of the esophagus.

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Esophageal Dilatation

Side effect Patients
Swelling of lips 1


Based on patients currently having Esophageal Dilatation

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
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There are no evaluations for Esophageal Dilatation.