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Vascular compression of esophagus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Dysphagia for solids getting worse

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female
Barium

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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Case information

rID: 17487
Published: 18th Apr 2012
Last edited: 28th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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