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Esophagoscopy is a test intended to inspect the oesophagus, the muscular tube from the mouth into the stomach. Using a thin, lighted tube called an oesophagoscope; your doctor can observe your oesophagus and diagnose any lesions remove foreign bodies etc.

  • oesophagoscopy is generally done under general anaesthesia.
  • Your doctor will look at the area very carefully and take biopsies if required in cases of any tumour.

Types of esophagoscopy

The types of esophagoscopy include:

  • Flexible esophagoscophy is performed by inserting a thin, flexible endoscope through the mouth and down the throat into the esophagus.
  • Transnasal flexible esophagoscophy is performed by inserting a thin, flexible endoscope through the nose and down the throat into esophagus.
  • Rigid esophagoscophy is performed by inserting a rigid endoscope through the mouth and down the throat into the esophagus.