What is esophagus ?
Esophagus is a hollow tube like muscular structure connecting mouth to the stomach and mainly resides in the neck and chest part of the body. It passes food from mouth to the stomach. Diseases of esophagus causes difficulty in deglutition, difficult swallowing as well retrosternal pain or heaviness.
Common Diseases of Esophagus are :
i : Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
ii : Achalasia Cardia
iii : Cancer Esophagus
iV : Diverticulum of Esophagus
V : FB in Esophagus
Vi : Corrosive Injury of Esophagus