Dysphagia lusoria: a comprehensive review

Dis Esophagus. 2007;20(6):455-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2007.00787.x.


Dysphagia lusoria is a rare vascular anomaly identified in a small number of patients being evaluated for dysphagia. The purpose of this paper is to present an illustrative case and provide a comprehensive review of the underlying anatomy, diagnosis, and management of dysphagia lusoria based on a review of the medical and surgical literature over the past 20 years.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Deglutition Disorders / diagnosis
  • Deglutition Disorders / diagnostic imaging
  • Deglutition Disorders / physiopathology*
  • Deglutition Disorders / therapy
  • Humans
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed