Dysphagia

2. Esophageal Dysphagia

Accompanied by emptying of the mouth

1. Functional

Dysphagia to solids & fluids

Motility disorders: (accompanied by regurgitation)


2. Obstructive

Dysphagia mainly to solids

1.Intraluminal obstruction:

  • Lower oesophageal ring, web (intermittent)
  • Peptic stricture, caustic stricture (progressive)
  • Carcinoma (progressive)

2. Extraluminal obstruction:


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