Achalasia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
Barium

Dilatation and stasis in esophagus with acute tapering at the lower esophageal sphincter (bird beak sign) and narrowing at the gastro-esophageal junction.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of achalasia in barium study.

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Case information

rID: 61006
Published: 13th Jun 2018
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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