Corkscrew oesophagus

Case contributed by Dr Thiago Andre Adame

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Female

Barium esophagram

Modality: Barium

"Corkscrew" or "rosary bead" appearence of disordered peristalsis reflected by the presence of tertiary waves in the thoracic oesophagus.

There is also associated findings of paraesophageal hernia and an epiphrenic diverticulum.

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Case Information

rID: 25718
Case created: 4th Nov 2013
Last edited: 14th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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