Vascular compression of esophagus

Case contributed by Dr. Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Dysphagia for solids getting worse

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Esophagus compressed between an ectatic thoracic aorta and a prominent left atrium

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

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