The woman had lost 11 pounds in the past several months, and told doctors she had cramplike spasms shortly after eating.
Her doctors performed an endoscopy and found that, when she swallowed, her esophagus had the same helical shape as a playground twisty slide.
Nice analogy! It looks like so:
Infocult normally doesn't examine HuffPo, but makes an exception in this case. Stopped analog clocks are, after all, right twice a day.
(via Naked Capitalism)