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Disease Esophageal Achalasia

Name Esophageal Achalasia
Synonyms Achalasia | Achalasia, Esophageal | Achalasias | Achalasias, Esophageal | Cardiospasm | Cardiospasms | Esophageal Achalasias | Megaesophagus
Definition A motility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS in which the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (near the CARDIA) fails to relax resulting in functional obstruction of the esophagus, and DYSPHAGIA. Achalasia is characterized by a grossly contorted and dilated esophagus (megaesophagus).
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D004931
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DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophageal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deglutition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Esophageal Motility Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Esophageal Achalasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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