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Recognizing and treating esophageal disorders in dogs and cats
Esophageal disease is not as rare as you might think, but the signs are often subtle and the clues are often misconstrued.


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SUMMARY

Esophageal disease is not as rare as practitioners might think. Esophageal foreign bodies, esophagitis, and benign esophageal stricture, in particular, may frequently be missed unless you have a high index of suspicion for these conditions.

Michael D. Willard, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Department of Veterinary Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4474

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