A corkscrew oesophagus (also known as a nutracker oesophagus or oesophageal spasm) represents a motility disorder of the oesophagus.
Symptoms include chest pain, dysphagia, and gastro-oesophageal regurgitation disease.
Fluoroscopy : Barium swallow
Barium swallow is the investigation of choice to image this condition. Features include diffuse oesophageal spasm with simultaneous and uncoordinated contraction.
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