What Is Distal Esophagus?

Q:
What Is Distal Esophagus?

A:
The distal esophagus is the end or lower part of the esophagus (food pipe) connecting the stomach. You can see its location in the following picture.

Diagram showing the four constrictions of the esophagus.

 

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