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stricture

Pathol an abnormal constriction of a tubular organ, structure, or part

Stricture

 

the organic narrowing of a tubular organ having a comparatively small lumen, such as the ureter, urethra, and biliary duct. The term “stricture” is frequently used as a synonym for the term “stenosis.”

stricture

[′strik·chər]
(medicine)
Abnormal narrowing of a passage, such as a vessel, duct, or the intestine. Also known as constriction.
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Prompt diagnosis is of utmost importance, but it is often missed because of lack of awareness of early manifestation and usually present late, because of distensible nature of oesophagus compensating for partial stricture and its deep seated hidden anatomical site not accessible to routine examination.
Patients with a history of multipl endourologic interventions secondary to the stone diseases may have distal ureteral stricture by the contribution of anatomical narrowness8.
Postoperative morbidity now accounts for a significant proportion of the burden of the disease, and despite the recent refinements of operative techniques and improvements in perioperative management, anastomotic stricture after repair of oesophageal atresia remains frequent and develops in nearly 40% of operated patients.
Conclusions: In this patient cohort, diabetes and elevated serum urea level were predictive for the development of uretero-ileal anastomotic stricture.
Urethral stricture refers to anterior urethraldisease, or a scarring process involving the spongy erectiletissue of the corpus spongiosum1.
radiation exposure to the testes, inaccurate evaluation of urethral stricture due to factor of magnification and no outlining of periurethral structures.
Hypopharyngeal and proximal esophageal webs and strictures have become increasingly common with the increased use of concurrent chemo- and radiation therapy for head and neck malignancies.
Conclusion: This study concluded that there is less stricture recurrence rate after optical internal urethrotomy with clean intermittent self catheterization in urethral stricture treatment.
Viridans streptococcal bacteraemia after oesophageal stricture dilatation.
The voiding cystourethrogram done after ruling out the urinary tract infection demonstrated multiple strictures of the penile urethra, a stricture of the posterior urethra, and a flaccid bladder (Figure 2).
Colonoscopy was performed in February 2014 and it confirmed a small (5 mm) polyp in the rectum, scarce inflammation of the colonic mucosa and circumferential stricture of the ascending colon (close to hepatic flexure), with a couple of small shallow ulcerations at the inner brim and surface of the stricture (Figure 1).