Achalasia simulating mediastinal mass

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad


Chest pain and regurgitation

Patient Data

Age: Middle age
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

widened mediastinum and and an opacity in the right upper zone. No gastric fundus air bubble seen. 

Modality: Barium

Severe dilatation of esophagus which is simulating mediastinal mass on xray.

Modality: Annotated image

Severe dilatation of the oesophagus mimicking mediastinal mass

Case Discussion

A case of Prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz, Iran.

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Case Information

rID: 23573
Case created: 24th Jun 2013
Last edited: 26th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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