Achalasia

Case contributed by Dr Michael Sargent

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male
Fluoroscopy

Esophageal dilatation with distal smooth, short segment tapering, resmbling bird's beak, with milking of contrast to the stomach. Features are highly likely due to achalasia. 

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 5994
Published: 5th Apr 2009
Last edited: 15th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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