Esophageal Webs and Rings Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 24, 2015
  • Author: Xaralambos Zervos, DO, MS; Chief Editor: Julian Katz, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

The following conditions should also be considered in the differential diagnosis of esophageal webs and rings:

  • Peptic stricture
  • Esophageal tumor
  • Extrinsic compression
  • Neuroma
  • Congenital cartilaginous remnants
  • Feline esophagus
  • Aberrant vascular structures
  • Dysphagia lusoria
  • Mediastinal irradiation
  • Pill-induced esophagitis and ulcers
  • Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
  • Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid

Differential Diagnoses