Schatzki's ring


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Schatzki's ring

Esophageal web, see there, aka lower esophageal ring.
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Other nonsignificant endoscopic findings (benign polyps and nonobstructive Schatzki's ring) were found in 6% of patients, and they were similar in distribution between patients with and without alarm features (6.7% versus 5.2%, resp., p = 0.41).
A Schatzki's ring is a web-like narrowing of the B ring, measuring less than 13 mm in caliber with a length of 1-3mm (Figure 10).
The esophagram was consistent with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and also suggested a Schatzki's ring. An EGD was obtained for possible ring dilatation, during which a biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of esophageal eosinophilia.
man, non smoker, with a history of multiple gastrointestinal impairments [0]: Hiatal Hernia, Schatzki's Ring, Dysphagia, Esophageal Ulcer and GERD, currently treated with proton pump inhibitors with periodic dilation procedures and a history of diverticulosis with benign colon polyps removed.
Medical History: Dysphagia hiatal hernia Schatzki's ring GERD erosive esophagitis esophageal stricture Diverticulosis Colon polyps Large internal hemorrhoids Gastritis Duodenitis Hypercholesterolemia HTN Hernia Cervical Spondylosis
Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) detected a lower esophageal ring (Schatzki's ring) and a hiatal hemia (figure).
It is useful in diagnosing early cancers and strictures as well as small ulcers and inflammations that can lead to stricture.[11,13,16,28] However, it is limited in its ability to demonstrate distal esophageal narrowing, Schatzki's rings and hiatal hernias[33,14,16]