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Esophagus
Michael P. Federle, MD, FACR; Siva P. Raman, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Definitions

    • A ring: Sporadically imaged indentation of esophageal lumen at cephalic end of lower esophageal sphincter
    • B ring: Transverse mucosal fold marking esophagogastric junction, often corresponding to mucosal junction between squamous and columnar epithelium

GROSS ANATOMY

  • Overview

    IMAGING ANATOMY

    • Internal Contents

      ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

      • Imaging Recommendations

        CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

        • Clinical Importance

          Related Anatomy
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          Related Differential Diagnoses
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          References
          Tables

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          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
          • Definitions

            • A ring: Sporadically imaged indentation of esophageal lumen at cephalic end of lower esophageal sphincter
            • B ring: Transverse mucosal fold marking esophagogastric junction, often corresponding to mucosal junction between squamous and columnar epithelium

          GROSS ANATOMY

          • Overview

            IMAGING ANATOMY

            • Internal Contents

              ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

              • Imaging Recommendations

                CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                • Clinical Importance