From the case: Achalasia

Fluoroscopy
Achalasia
Oblique
Achalasia
Modality: Fluoroscopy (Oblique)

- “ Achalasia in a 9 year old boy, demonstrating oesophageal dilatation and a bird-beak sign. ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Achalasia - “ Achalasia (primary achalasia) refers to a failure of organised oesophageal peristalsis with an impaired relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphinc...”
  • Bird beak sign (oesophagus) - “ The bird's beak sign of the oesophagus is used to refer to the tapering of the inferior oesophagus in achalasia. The same appearance (although it ...”
  • Radiological signs (gastrointestinal tract) - “ Radiological signs are described across the disciplines of imaging, including the gastrointestinal tract. Fruit-inspired, nature-related, and more...”

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