Today's Daily Dose: Megaesophagus

Today's Daily Dose: Megaesophagus

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May 25, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
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“The most common appearance of generalized megaesophagus is to see two diverging or parallel soft tissue lines dorsal to the trachea and caudal vena cava and ventral to the aorta. The dilated portion of the esophagus might fill with fluid or food material, especially in the case of an obstructive process such as a stricture or vascular ring anomaly.”

—Allison Zwingenberger, DVM, DACVR, DECVDI

From Is it megaesophagus or a normal variation?