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It is more common in females with a M:F of 1:2 2.
Esophageal bronchi may be the main bronchus, which gives rise to esophageal lung, or may be a lobar bronchus, most commonly a lower lobe bronchus.
Arterial supply and venous drainage are variable:
- arterial supply: may arise directly from the thoracic aorta
- venous drainage: may be to systemic or pulmonary circulations
- unilateral alveolar opacity and air bronchogram as a result of aspiration 4
- mediastinal shift to the affected side 2
- barium fills the bronchus and first-order branches 2