Schatzki's ring


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Schatzki's ring

[¦shät·skēz ′riŋ]
(medicine)
A mucosal constriction at the junction of the esophagus and stomach in the presence of a hiatus hernia. Also known as lower esophageal ring.
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A Schatzki's ring is a web-like narrowing of the B ring, measuring less than 13 mm in caliber with a length of 1-3mm (Figure 10).
The esophagram was consistent with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and also suggested a Schatzki's ring.
Effectiveness of single dilation with Maloney dilator versus endoscopic rupture of Schatzki's ring using biopsy forceps.