Esophageal food impaction

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[edit] Discussion of Esophageal food impaction

  • Esophageal food impaction is AKA Steakhouse syndrome.
  • Referes to a food bolus acutely obstructing the esophagus.
  • Symptom is acute dysphasia.
  • Treatments that are less invasive than endoscopy include effervescent crystals, glucagon, and muscle relaxants.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Esophageal food impaction

  • Obstructing mass in the esophagus

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