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A patient with dysphagia
  1. J Y Kang
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, St George’s Hospital, London, SW17 0QT, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    J Y Kang
    Department of Gastroenterology, St George’s Hospital, London SW17 0QT, UK; jykang{at}

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