Intralesional steroid injections for corrosive induced pyloric stenosis

R. Kochhar, P. V.J. Sriram, J. D. Ray, S. Kumar, B. Nagi, K. Singh

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Gastric outlet obstruction is a well-recognized sequela of corrosive ingestion. Such patients are traditionally treated surgically. We have treated three such patients with intralesional steroid injections combined with through-the-scope balloon dilation. All three patients responded well and are asymptomatic after 12 months, 14 months and 3 years and 3 months of follow-up, respectively. Endoscopic balloon dilation combined with intralesional steroid may be an effective alternative to surgery in such patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)734-736
Number of pages3
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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