Schatzki's ring

From WikiLectures

Schatzki's ring is a mucosal annular prominence, located in the terminal esophagus (esophagus) at the junction of the squamous and cylindrical epithelium.

Complications[edit | edit source]

In patients, it can be the cause of intermittent dysphagia or, together with spasm, the cause of acute obstruction .

Therapy[edit | edit source]

Therapy is not necessary (proper chewing of food is sufficient).

Links[edit | edit source]

Related articles[edit | edit source]

Source[edit | edit source]

  • KLENER, Pavel. Vnitřní lékařství. 3. edition. Galén, 2006. 1158 pp. ISBN 80-7262-431-8.