Ringlike oesophageal peptic stricture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Intermittent dysphagia, especially to solid food.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

Circumferential constriction at the distal oesophagus associated with hiatal hernia.

Case Discussion

A short segment of narrowing in the distal oesophagus above a hiatal hernia is present. This oesophageal peptic stricture could be mistaken for a Schatzki ring, but has a greater vertical height than a true lower oesophageal ring.

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Case information

rID: 54160
Case created: 24th Jun 2017
Last edited: 4th Jul 2017
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