Bird beak sign - achalasia
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Niknejad M, Bird beak sign - achalasia. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 21 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-96436
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10 Jan 2022
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Work up for dysphagia.
Age: 40 years
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There is 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 typical bird beak sign.