Corkscrew oesophagus

Case contributed by Dr Thiago Andre Adame

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Female

Barium esophagram

"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
Published: 4th Nov 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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