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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1], Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ahmed Younes M.B.B.CH [2]

Overview

MRI can show the same findings found in CT scan such as esophageal dilation and air fluid levels. MRI can also reveal the underlying cause of achalasia such as esophageal adenocarcinoma.

MRI

MRI can show the same findings found in CT scan such as esophageal dilation and air fluid levels. MRI can also reveal the underlying cause of achalasia such as esophageal adenocarcinoma.[1]

References

  1. Grieser C, Ruf J (2009). "Detection of achalasia on thyroid scintigraphy and MRI". Clin Nucl Med. 34 (1): 33–4. doi:10.1097/RLU.0b013e31818f4445. PMID 19092382.



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