Normal barium swallow

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Persistent feeling of food getting stuck in retrosternal area. Stricture?

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Normal outline of the esophagus. No stricture.

No mucosal abnormality. 

GEJ is widely patent.

No reflux or dysmotility.

Case Discussion

Normal appearances of the esophagus on a barium swallow investigation.

Double contrast is well illustrated with barium coating the esophagus. The esophagus is well distended.

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Case information

rID: 55530
Published: 12th Sep 2017
Last edited: 12th Sep 2017
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