Achalasia - rat tail sign
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Niknejad M, Achalasia - rat tail sign. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 23 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-97912
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Chest pain and dysphagia.
Age: 35 years
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Dilatation and stasis in esophagus with tapering at the lower esophageal sphincter and narrowing at the gastro-esophageal junction with characteristic appearances of bird beak sign or rat-tail sign.
Features are consistent with achalasia with a typical rat tail sign.