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Esophageal strictures

Esophageal strictures are narrowed areas of the esophagus that can be due to benign or malignant (cancerous) disease. The primary symptom of...


A fracture is a partial or complete break in the bone - either open (also called compound fracture; the bone pokes through the skin and can be seen, or a deep wound exposes the bone through the skin) or closed (also called simple fracture - the bone is broken, but the skin is intact).