, 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


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.


Dysphagia Aberrant right subclavian artery Dysphagia Lusoria Esophagus compression 


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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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