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26 Possible Causes for Esophageal Carcinoma, Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    The prevalence for esophageal carcinoma was 28 carcinoma cases in 1,000 esophageal achalasia patients (CI 95% 2, 39).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The barium swallow showed a mildly dilated esophagus with tertiary contractions, delayed emptying of the esophagus, and a narrowed gastroesophageal junction ( Fig. 1 ).[jnmjournal.org] […] of barium with the patient in the recumbent position Antegrade and retrograde motion of barium in the esophagus secondary to uncoordinated, nonpropulsive, tertiary contractions[emedicine.com]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    […] tear during dilation esophageal carcinoma Please rate topic.[medbullets.com] The esophagus showed tremor accompanied by secondary and tertiary contractions but, otherwise, no pathological changes.[webview.isho.jp] Prognosis of PVS is excellent when it is not complicated by hypopharyngeal or esophageal carcinoma.[symptoma.com]

  • Esophageal Crohn's Disease

    Achalasia Presentation: Equal M:F incidence, most common in middle-age Slow progression of dysphagia Increased incidence of carcinoma Etiology: Unknown, although esophageal[radiologyassistant.nl] […] infection, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, and carcinoma [ 1, 3, 8 – 10 ].[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] […] from thoracic esophagus Abnormal: Tertiary contractions, presbyesophagus: Nonpropulsive contractions Diffuse esophageal spasm Nutcracker esophagus Decreased peristalsis resulting[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Esophageal Obstruction

    METHODS: Seventeen patients with esophageal carcinoma who had recurrent dysphagia after radiation, surgery, or chemoradiation therapy for esophageal carcinoma were studied[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] carcinoma (n 14) or extrinsic obstruction (n 4) were treated with self-expanding nitinol endoprostheses (diameter, 18 mm).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Patients with esophageal carcinoma (39 patients) or malignant extrinsic obstruction (3 patients) were randomly assigned to treatment with either a plastic prosthesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Formation of an esophagogastric fistula is predisposed by previous esophagogastric surgery, persistent gastroesophageal reflux, esophageal ulcer or esophageal carcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Serious complications include stricture, Barrett esophagus, or esophageal carcinoma.[bestpractice.bmj.com] CD was associated with increased risk of all malignancies as well as GI malignancies, including esophageal cancer and small intestinal carcinoma.[dx.doi.org]

  • Esophageal Tuberculosis

    Esophageal tuberculosis is rare. In some cases, the clinical presentation of this infection may mimic esophageal carcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] from thoracic esophagus Abnormal: Tertiary contractions, presbyesophagus: Nonpropulsive contractions Diffuse esophageal spasm Nutcracker esophagus Decreased peristalsis resulting[radiologyassistant.nl] Manometry reveals a raised resting pressure (150mmHg) of the upper esophageal sphincter with normal relaxation, tertiary peristalsis in the tubular esophagus with reduced[hon.ch]

  • Corkscrew Esophagus

    Patients present with dysphagia, odynophagia, regurgitation and epigastric discomfort. [3] Esophageal carcinoma Esophageal carcinoma should be suspected in any patient presenting[explainmedicine.com] There are multiple tertiary contractions in the distal esophagus (black arrow) on this barium esophagram.[learningradiology.com] 6 Esophageal carcinoma usually occurs in older persons.[aafp.org]

  • Nutcracker Esophagus

    . • Esophageal carcinoma. 18. Aspiration pneumonia 19.[slideshare.net] There are multiple tertiary contractions in the distal esophagus (black arrow) on this barium esophagram.[learningradiology.com] , achalasia, diffuse esophageal spasm, carcinoma/malignancy Treatment Medical management symptom control reflux meds for GERD nitrates to relieve spasms/chest pain Ca-channel[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Presbyesophagus

    . • Esophageal carcinoma. 18. Aspiration pneumonia 19.[slideshare.net] I was diagnosed as having tertiary contractions of the esophagus and slight gastritis. I have substernal chest pain that doesn't go away after eating.[articles.chicagotribune.com] Fig. 6.1 Tertiary contraction of the esophagus.[entokey.com]

  • Idiopathic Achalasia

    : a risk factor for carcinoma.[malacards.org] […] pooling or stasis of barium in the esophagus when the esophagus has become atonic or non-contractile (a late feature in the disease) uncoordinated, non-propulsive, tertiary[radiopaedia.org] Tertiary contractions were noted in 90% patients with primary achalasia and 24% patients with secondary achalasia.[ijri.org]

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