Dysphagia Lusoria

Under a dysphagia lusoria refers to the compression of the esophagus due to congenital vascular anomalies.

Under a dysphagia lusoria refers to the compression of the esophagus due to congenital vascular anomalies.

(P a. Overview of esophageal dysphagia.) Under a dysphagia lusoria refers to the compression of the esophagus due to congenital vascular anomalies. The most common vascular anomalies result in aberrant right subclavian artery, the left arises from the aortic arch, a double aortic arch or a right aortic arch with a left-side Lig. Arteriosum. The dysphagia usually arises in childhood, but also later in life when aberrant vessels show atherosclerotic changes. A barium swallow showing the compression from the outside, the final confirmation of the diagnosis arteriography is required. Most patients require no treatment, occasionally, a surgical procedure is indicated.

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