What is the role of endoscopy in the workup of dysphagia?

Updated: Mar 20, 2020
  • Author: Nam-Jong Paik, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Gastroesophageal endoscopy enables the best assessment of the esophageal mucosa. Endoscopy has the added benefits of permitting the detection of infection and erosions and of enabling biopsy.

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