Schatzki ring

Schatzki ring
Schatz·ki ring 'shats-kē- or Schatz·ki's ring -kēz- n a local narrowing in the lower part of the esophagus that may cause dysphagia
Schatzki Richard (1901-1992)
American radiologist. Schatzki held positions in radiology at several Boston hospitals.

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a fibrous, annular constriction of the lower esophagus, usually at the junction of the esophageal and gastric mucosa; in some persons it is congenital and in others it results from scar tissue. Called also esophageal or lower esophageal r.

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