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Inflammatory obstruction of oesophageal tubes.
  1. T Philp,
  2. A J Gunning,
  3. M K Bennett


    Two patients, intubated for inoperable carcinoma of the oesophagus, recently presented with their tubes blocked by granulation tissue. This complication has not been previously reported. The tissue macroscopically resembled normal mucosa in one and recurrent tumour in the other. The presentation, aetiology, and significance of this granulation tissue is discussed.

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