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Retinal Detachment

Detachment of the Retina begins with a Retinal Tear. Each has particular symptoms to look for. Surgical Repair by Laser, Scleral Buckle, Gas Bubble, or Vitrectomy. Usually caused by changes in the Vitreous....

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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia (23 of 31)
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Gastroenterology Atlas

Achalasia and Clubbing of the Fingers Hippocrates first described digital clubbing in patients with empyema. Six months after dilatation of the esophagus patient initiates with clubbing of the fingers,...

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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia (24 of 31)
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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia...

Gastroenterology Atlas

Digital clubbing has been associated with various underlying pulmonary, cardiovascular, neoplastic, infectious, hepatobiliary, mediastinal, endocrine, and gastrointestinal diseases. Finger clubbing...

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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia (25 of 31)
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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia...

Gastroenterology Atlas

Computed Tomography CT scanning with oral contrast enhancement may demonstrate the gross structural esophageal abnormalities associated with achalasia, especially dilatation, which is seen in advanced...

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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia (26 of 31)
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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia...

Gastroenterology Atlas

CT findings are nonspecific and insensitive in the early stages of achalasia. CT findings should always be confirmed by means of barium swallow study with fluoroscopy, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy,...

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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia (28 of 31)
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Esophagus - Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia...

Gastroenterology Atlas

CT scan of the chest demonstrates a markedly dilated esophagus, including its upper region to the gastroesophageal junction. There is a air fluid level, without focal or difuse thickening of the...

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