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Tablet induced dysphagia in oesophageal cancer
  1. C P Selinger,
  2. D G Clements
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, Airedale General Hospital, Keighley, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr C Selinger
    Department of Gastroenterology, Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Rd, Keighley, BD20 6TD, UK; Christian.selinger{at}

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We report a case of an unusual pattern of dysphagia in an 82 year old man. He first presented in January 2005 with a six month history of dysphagia and heartburn. Following the diagnosis of an adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus he declined surgery as well as chemo- and radiotherapy.

Three months later he was referred because of increasing …

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