dysphagia lusoria


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dys·pha·gi·a lu·so·'ri·a

dysphagia said to be due to compression by the right subclavian artery arising abnormally from the descending aorta and passing behind the esophagus.
[coinage from L. lusus naturae, a sport of nature]
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dysphagia lusoria

Dysphagia caused by pressure exerted on the esophagus by an anomaly of the right subclavian artery.
Synonym: vascular dysphagia
See also: dysphagia
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Dysphagia lusoria: aberrant right subclavian artery with a Kommerell's diverticulum.