Lower oesophageal stricture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Dysphagia/loss of weight.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

Double contrast barium swallow

Modality: Fluoroscopy

Few centimetres proximal to the gastro-oesophageal junction there is a circumferential focal stricture.

Case Discussion

  • lower oesophageal strictures are most commonly secondary to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • lower-oesophageal rings are common and a differential
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Case Information

rID: 31278
Case created: 29th Sep 2014
Last edited: 6th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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