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Dysphagia Caused by Extrinsic Esophageal Compression From Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy in Patients With Sarcoidosis

Published:November 10, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.11.010
      Esophageal involvement in sarcoidosis is extremely rare. Dysphagia is the most common presentation in these patients and can be attributed to various mechanisms. This article highlights extrinsic esophageal compression as a possible mechanism behind dysphagia in sarcoidosis and underscores the importance of prompt diagnosis in such patients.
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