Esophageal web

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
Barium

Barium swallow shows circumferential radiolucent ring in upper esophagus. Proximal dilatation and jet phenomenon (Barium spurting through the ring on fluoroscopy) indicate partial obstruction. 

Case Discussion

Related article:  esophageal web

Case courtesy of: Dr Ahmed Haroun

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Case information

rID: 7938
Published: 24th Dec 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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