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Dysphagia

, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp 939–941 | Cite as

A Patient with Dysphagia

  • Elias E. MazokopakisEmail author
  • Konstantinos C. Tsekouras
  • Triantafillos G. Giannakopoulos
Clinical Conundrum
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Abstract

We report a case of an uncommon type of dysphagia, due to esophagus compression by an aberrant right subclavian artery. This condition, known as dysphagia lusoria, was first recorded in 1787 by London physician David Bayford.

Keywords

Dysphagia Aberrant right subclavian artery Dysphagia Lusoria Esophagus compression 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

We declare no conflicts of interest.

Informed Consent

Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineNaval Hospital of CreteChaniaGreece
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyNaval Hospital of CreteChaniaGreece
  3. 3.Department of Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryAthens Medical CenterAthensGreece

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