J Korean Soc Radiol.  2013 Jul;69(1):43-51. 10.3348/jksr.2013.69.1.43.

Non-Neoplastic Disorders of the Esophagus

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea. ytokim@schmc.ac.kr

Abstract

Non-neoplastic disorders of the esophagus include esophagitis, esophageal diverticulum, esophageal injury, foreign body, fistulous formation between the esophagus and the surrounding structures and mucocele. Since these disorders have variable symptoms and radiologic findings, it needs to differentiated from other disorders other than esophageal diseases. Being knowledgeable of CT findings suggest that these disorders can help diagnose non-neoplastic disorders of the esophagus. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to review the CT appearance of non-neoplastic disorders of the esophagus.


MeSH Terms

Diverticulum, Esophageal
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Esophagus
Foreign Bodies
Mucocele
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