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Normal barium swallow

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Swallowing difficulties. Attended ENT department.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Normal appearances of the esophagus. Also note the normal extrinsic impressions on both cervical and thoracic esophagus.

Normal gastro-esophageal junction.

Case Discussion

Although less commonly performed than previously, of all the barium studies available, it remains one of the more useful in a selection of clinical circumstances.

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Case information

rID: 53859
Published: 10th Jun 2017
Last edited: 7th Dec 2019
Tag: normal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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