Medical Dictionary

Schatzki ring

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noun Schatz·ki ring \ˈshats-kē-\
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Schatzki's ring

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Medical Definition of Schatzki ring

  1. :  a local narrowing in the lower part of the esophagus that may cause dysphagia

Biographical Note for schatzki ring

Schatzki

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Richard

(1901–1992), American radiologist. Schatzki held positions in radiology at several Boston hospitals.


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