Case contributed by Dr Michael Sargent

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male

Esophageal dilatation with distal smooth, short segment tapering, resmbling bird's beak, with milking of contrast to the stomach. Features are highly likely due to achalasia. 

Case Discussion

Achalasia in a 9 year old boy, demonstrating esophageal dilatation and a bird-beak sign.

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Case information

rID: 5994
Published: 5th Apr 2009
Last edited: 15th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included