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  • Dilation of the esophagus and stomach
  • Mild generalized cardiomegaly
  • Ventrally distributed pulmonary interstitial and alveolar infiltrate

 

  • Dilation of the esophagus and stomach – most likely aerophagia
  • Mild generalized cardiomegaly
  • Ventrally distributed pulmonary interstitial and alveolar infiltrate – pneumonia/aspiration pneumonia
  • Some candidates asked for additional imaging of the head and cervical region….
  • Rounded, smooth laryngeal mass extending into cranial trachea
  • Invagination of trachealis membrane (tracheal collapse) or superimposition of the esophagus
  • Rounded, smooth laryngeal mass extending into cranial trachea – R/O neoplasia vs polyp vs granuloma