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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Surgical History: Hernia Schatzki's ring dilation Polypectomy, laparotomy 1985 Polypectomy 1974 Tonsils Appendectomy
10/10/05 Dysphagia, hiatal hernia, Hx of polyp, Schatzki's ring.
Diagnosis--HTN, hyperlipidemia, Schatzki's ring, colon polyps.
4/6/05 hx of polyp, dysphagia, hx of Schatzki's ring, hiatal hernia.
10/13/04 Schatzki's ring, dysphagia under control, hiatal hernia, esophagitis resolved.
Assessment--dysphagia, hiatal hernia, hx of polyp, Schatzki's ring.