Corkscrew esophagus

Case contributed by Dr Izabela Figueiredo

Presentation

Dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Male
Barium

Esophagus with signs of dysmotility characterized by retention of contrast and tertiary waves, forming esophageal appearance in "corkscrew".

Case Discussion

A case illustrating diffuse esophageal spasm also referred to as corkscrew or rosary bead esophagus. 

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Case information

rID: 68060
Published: 9th May 2019
Last edited: 12th May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Radiology Clinic Villas Boas

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