Items tagged “oesophagus”

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Tracheo-esophageal fistula types (diagrams)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Jan 2010
32% complete
Diagram
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Esophageal atresia (classification)

Esophageal atresia is closely related to tracheo-esophageal fistula and can be divided into1: type A: isolated esophageal atresia (8%) type B: proximal fistula with distal atresia (1%) type C: proximal atresia with distal fistula (85%) type D: double fistula with intervening atresia (1%) ty...
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Feingold syndrome

Feingold syndrome is characterized by the combination of: microcephaly digital abnormalities alimentary tract atresias especially esophageal atresia
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Feline esophagus (photo)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Feb 2010
29% complete
Photo
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Scleroderma with interstitial fibrosis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Natalie Yang
Published 16 Feb 2010
83% complete
CT
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Scleroderma (gastrointestinal manifestations)

Gastrointestinal manifestations of scleroderma can occur in up to 90% of patients with scleroderma 2 with the most common site of gastrointestinal involvement being the esophagus. After skin changes and Raynaud phenomenon, gastrointestinal changes are the third most common manifestation of scler...
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Plummer-Vinson syndrome

Plummer-Vinson syndrome, also known as the Paterson-Brown Kelly syndrome, is a very rare condition which comprises a classic triad of dysphagia, iron-deficiency anemia and upper esophageal webs. Epidemiology The incidence of Plummer-Vinson syndrome has plummeted in the past fifty years and thi...
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Scleroderma with esophageal cancer and peptic stricture

  Diagnosis almost certain
Andrew Dixon
Published 31 May 2010
79% complete
Barium
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Corkscrew esophagus

  Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
69% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Esophageal leiomyomatosis

Esophageal leiomyomatosis is rare benign condition. Epidemiology It usually presents at childhood. There is a recognized increased female predilection. Pathology It is considered a hamartomatous condition and is associated with abnormal diffuse proliferation of smooth muscle fibers in distal...
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Esophageal pseudodiverticulosis

Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis is an uncommon condition in which there are numerous small outpouchings within the esophageal wall. Epidemiology It is a rare condition, found in <1% of esophagograms. It may occur at any age, but is more common between 50 and 70 years. There is a sli...
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Esophageal duplication

Duplication of the esophagus has a range of macroscopic appearances from complete (very rare) to partial cystic duplication (esophageal duplication cyst). It is the second most common gastrointestinal tract duplication after that of the ileum. Epidemiology A complete duplication is a rare malf...
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Boerhaave syndrome

Boerhaave syndrome refers to an esophageal rupture secondary to forceful vomiting and retching. Epidemiology It tends to be more prevalent in males, with alcoholism a risk factor. The estimated incidence is ~ 1:6000. Clinical presentation They are often associated with the clinical triad (Ma...
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Hypercontracting (nutcracker) esophagus

Hypercontracting (nutcracker) esophagus is a motility disorder of the esophagus. This condition is primarily diagnosed with manometry with high intra-esophageal pressure and normal peristalsis. Most patients will have a normal barium swallow.  Hypercontracting esophagus ("nutcracker esophagus")...
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Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Andres Turchetti
Published 17 Jan 2011
61% complete
Barium
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Esophageal adenocarcinoma

  Diagnosis almost certain
Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 02 Feb 2011
77% complete
Fluoroscopy CT
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Foamy esophagus sign

The foamy esophagus sign is an appearance seen on a single contrast barium study in Candida esophagitis with associated scleroderma/achalasia (stasis). Pathology The pathophysiologic basis of the foamy esophagus sign is uncertain. Stasis is a predisposing factor. Foam is produced directly by t...
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Esophageal dilatation due to obstructing gastric band

  Diagnosis almost certain
Andrew Dixon
Published 01 Jul 2011
75% complete
X-ray
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Achalasia

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Aug 2011
91% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Post Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy (CT appearance)

  Diagnosis certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 03 May 2012
77% complete
CT