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Figure 5-4 Grade IV esophagitis with severe inflammation and stricture formation.

Figure 5-5 Early esophageal cancer, lying in the granular surface along the esophageal wall.

Figure 5-5 Early esophageal cancer, lying in the granular surface along the esophageal wall.

Figure 5-6 Squamous cell esophageal cancer with a large mass virtually occluding the distal lumen.

Figure 5-7 Barrett's esophagus with tongues of feathery red epithelium extending proxlmally toward the endoscope.

Figure 5-8 Esophageal varix with a polypoid appearance.

Figure 5-9 Normal esophageal sonograph showing five layers of the esophageal wall, (ad = adventitia, b = basement membrane [lamina propria], m = mucosa, mp = muscularis propria, sm = submucosa.) (From Tio, T.L., and Tytgat, G.N.J, feds. J: Atlas of Transintestinal Ultrasonography. Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, Smith, Kline & French, 1986, p. 29, with permission.)

Figure 5-10 Midesophageal sonogram showing the ascending aorta (aao), left atrium (la), and descending aorta (dao). (From Tio, T.L., and Tytgat, G.N.J. [eds.J: Atlas of Transintestinal Ultrasonography. Aaslmeer, The Netherlands, Smith, Kline & French, 1986, p. 41, with permission.)

Figure 5-11 An early-stage tumor (t) is evident in this esophageal sonogram, demonstrating preservation of the muscularis propria (mp). (From Tio, T.L., and Tytgat, G.N.J. [eds.J: Atlas of Transintestinal Ultrasonography. Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, Smith, Kline & French, 1986, p. 99, with permission.)

Figure 5-12 Esophageal sonogram in a patient with a large polypoid tumor (t) that extends transmurally. The ultrasound balloon (b) is eccentrically compressed. A portion of muscularis propria (mp) and a lymph node (ln) are visible. (ao = aorta, va = azygos vein.) (From Tio, T.L., and Tytgat, G.N.J. [eds.]: Atlas of Transintestinal Ultrasonography. Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, Smith, Kline, & French, 1986, p. 95, with

References

1. Akdamar, K., Ertan, A., Agrawal, N. M., et al.: Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in normal asymptomatic volunteers. Gastrointest. Endosc., 32:78, 1986.

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