Achalasia and Clubbing of the Fingers
Hippocrates first described digital clubbing in patients with
Six months after dilatation of the esophagus patient
initiates with clubbing of the fingers,...
CT scanning with oral contrast enhancement may
demonstrate the gross structural esophageal abnormalities
associated with achalasia, especially dilatation, which is
seen in advanced...
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,...