From the case: Achalasia

Modality: Barium (Swallow)

- “ Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder due to a failure of relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. This occurs due to an abnormality w...”

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  • Mega esophagus - “ Mega esophagus or diffuse esophageal dilatation can be caused by a variety of conditions.  Pathology Etiology Some of the more common causes ar...”
  • Achalasia - “ Achalasia (primary achalasia) is a failure of organized esophageal peristalsis causing impaired relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, and ...”

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