thoracic constriction of esophagus

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thoracic constriction of esophagus

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normal left-sided narrowing of the esophagus, demonstrated radiographically after a barium swallow, at the T4-T5 vertebral level, where the esophagus is impressed by the left main bronchus and the arch of the aorta.

thoracic constriction of esophagus

a narrowing of the thoracic esophagus where it is compressed by the aortic arch and the left main bronchus.