oa South African Medical Journal - Carcinoma of the oesophagus

Volume 56, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A survey of carcinoma of the oesophagus at Kalafong Hospital revealed a greater incidence of the disease in males, being highest in the age group 50 - 59 years, with the middle third of the oesophagus the most prevalent site and with oesophagotracheal or oesophagobronchial fistulae a common complication.

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