A 44-Year-Old Female With Dysphagia Presenting a Thin Muscle Thickness on High-Frequency Intraluminal Ultrasound

@inproceedings{Kim2011A4F,
  title={A 44-Year-Old Female With Dysphagia Presenting a Thin Muscle Thickness on High-Frequency Intraluminal Ultrasound},
  author={Jeong Hwan Kim},
  booktitle={Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility},
  year={2011}
}
A 44-year-old female visited the Digestive Disease Center for the evaluation of dysphagia. She complained of severe dysphagia to both solids and liquids for 5 years. Additionally, she regurgitated for 3 years and lost 10 kg for a year. On upper endoscopic finding, the esophageal mucosa appeared to be normal, but there was retained fluid in the distal esophagus and severe contractions leading to resistance in advancing the scope to esophagogastric junction (Fig. 1). Esophagogram showed the… CONTINUE READING