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Esophageal Ring

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Esophageal Ring

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) constriction
  2. Associated with Hiatal Hernia in nearly all cases
  • Symptoms
  1. Dysphagia for solids only
  • Diagnosis
  1. Barium swallow
  2. Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Management
  1. Dilatation of Esophageal Ring