Vascular compression of oesophagus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Dysphagia for solids getting worse

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

Oral contrast given immediately prior to CT. Oesophagus compressed between an ectatic thoracic aorta and a prominent left atrium

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Case information

rID: 17487
Published: 18th Apr 2012
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
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