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Achalasia in a 6 month old

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Achalasia in a 6 month old

History: 6 month old male Pacific islander admitted for evaluation of failure to thrive. Child presents with a history progressively increased work of breathing and decreased feeding.

Findings: Contrast esophagram demonstrats frank dilated esophagous with extremely narrow GE junction consistent with achalasia.

Ddx: Carcinoma of the esophagus Chaga’s disease Peptic stricture Scleroderma.

Dxhow: Radiographic

Exam: At this presentation, patient was febrile to 102.8, tachypneic with O2 sats in the mid 90’s.

No MeSH data available.


Image from a barium swallow demonstrates frank dilated esophagous with extremely narrow GE junction consistent with achalasia.
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Achalasia in a 6 month old

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix (2006)

Image from a barium swallow demonstrates frank dilated esophagous with extremely narrow GE junction consistent with achalasia.
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MPX1492_synpic24720: Image from a barium swallow demonstrates frank dilated esophagous with extremely narrow GE junction consistent with achalasia.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Achalasia in a 6 month old

History: 6 month old male Pacific islander admitted for evaluation of failure to thrive. Child presents with a history progressively increased work of breathing and decreased feeding.

Findings: Contrast esophagram demonstrats frank dilated esophagous with extremely narrow GE junction consistent with achalasia.

Ddx: Carcinoma of the esophagus Chaga’s disease Peptic stricture Scleroderma.

Dxhow: Radiographic

Exam: At this presentation, patient was febrile to 102.8, tachypneic with O2 sats in the mid 90’s.

No MeSH data available.