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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Hamid Qazi, MD, BSc [2], Feham Tariq, MD [3]

Overview

CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of the underlying cause of dysphagia. Findings on CT scan suggestive of dysphagia include structural abnormalities and central nervous system (CNS) abnormalities.

CT scan

CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of the underlying cause of dysphagia. Findings on CT scan suggestive of dysphagia include:[1]

  • Structural abnormalities
  • CNS abnormalities

References

  1. Chen, Yu Men; Ott, David J.; Gelfand, David W.; Munitz, H. Alexander (1985). "Multiphasic examination of the esophagogastric region for strictures, rings, and hiatal hernia: Evaluation of the individual techniques". Gastrointestinal Radiology. 10 (1): 311–316. ISSN 0364-2356. doi:10.1007/BF01893119. 



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