Achalasia

Case contributed by Dr. Rodrigo Encinas-Escobar

Presentation

Long standing dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
Fluoroscopy

The esophagus is dilated with absent dilatation of the lower esophageal sphincter.

Bird beak sign.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of esophageal achalasia, the differential diagnosis should consider esophageal cancer.

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Case information

rID: 64392
Published: 22nd Nov 2018
Last edited: 24th Nov 2018
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