Related Conditions

Esophageal Stricture

Non-cancerous stricture is an area of narrowing caused by scarring in the esophagus, the tube-shaped muscle that connects the mouth to the stomach. Narrowing can range from mild to complete blockage.

The most common blockage is narrowing caused by locally growing and invading esophageal cancer. However, if you have esophageal stricture, it does not necessarily mean you have esophageal cancer.

Bile duct strictures

Bile duct strictures are narrowed areas of the bile ducts that can be either benign or malignant (cancerous). People with bile duct strictures...

Primary sclerosing cholangitis

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an inflammatory disease that results in scarring of the bile ducts. It is presumed to be due to a disorder...

Pancreatic cystic lesions

Cysts within the pancreas are commonly found during imaging studies with ultrasound, CT or MRI. Most people in whom pancreatic cysts are found do...

Submucosal tumors

Often when people undergo examination of their gastrointestinal tract (with barium studies, CT, endoscopy or colonoscopy), lesions or bumps within...