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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2013, Article ID 368504, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/368504
Case Report

Idiopathic Oesophageal Dysmotility Disorder: Stridor Secondary to Megaesophagus

1Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3LY, UK
2ENT Department, St. Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street Paddington, London W2 1NY, UK

Received 30 August 2013; Accepted 30 October 2013

Academic Editors: A. Gallo, M. Gupta, H.-S. Lin, K. Takano, and M. S. Timms

Copyright © 2013 B. G. Natesh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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