Mega oesophagus

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Mega oesophagus or diffuse oesophageal dilatation can be caused by a variety of conditions. 

Pathology

Aetiology

Some of the more common causes are given below 1-3:

Differential diagnosis

Oesophageal pathology
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Article information

rID: 43071
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Megaoesophagus
  • Mega-esophagus
  • Diffuse oesophageal dilatation
  • Diffuse esophageal dilatation

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    Case 1: achalasia
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    Case 2: secondary to gastric band
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    Case 3: severe oesophageal dilatation
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