Achalasia

Case contributed by Dr MT Niknejad

Presentation

Work up for dysphagia and chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
Fluoroscopy

There are dilatation and stasis in the esophagus with tapering at the lower esophageal sphincter and narrowing at the gastro-esophageal junction with characteristic appearances of bird beak sign.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with achalasia with a typical bird beak sign.

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