Wednesday, November 19, 2008

This Weeks Medical Challenge


You be the doctor. This is a barium swallow and you are seeing the esophagus within the chest area with barium highlighting it. What is the diagnosis?

#1 Ingested foreign body
#2 Esophageal diverticula
#3 Diffuse esophageal spasm
#4 Gastric linitis plastica
#5 Esophageal carcinoma

Click on the image for a better view and the answer will be posted tomorrow.

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

I will guess #5 Esophageal carcinoma.
Kellie

tracy said...

i will guess # 3...i can't spell it! But it starts with Diffuse!

wild.heart said...

#3 Diffuse esophageal spasm


I'm 100% sure

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wild.heart: Good luck with the exam! You are a good diagnostician.

m.scott said...

I think it is #2, the diverticula

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Anonymous response looks right looking at the dark spot ...

ERP said...

I was going to say diverticulae but that is almost too obvious. I will say spasm.

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