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Charles St-Arnaud, Nicole Bouchard, Luc Lanthier, "Lung Atelectasis Secondary to Massive Esophageal Dilation in a Patient With Scleroderma", Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 17, Article ID 179264, 3 pages, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/179264
Lung Atelectasis Secondary to Massive Esophageal Dilation in a Patient With Scleroderma
Esophageal dilation is a rare complication of scleroderma and CREST syndrome. A case of atelectasis secondary to right inferior bronchus compression by a massively dilated esophagus is described. The authors are unaware of any previous cases of atelectasis secondary to esophageal dilation in scleroderma.
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