Basic Summary for Achalasia


Main name of condition: Achalasia

What is Achalasia?
  Brief description of Achalasia: Digestive sphincter muscle blockage usually of the esophagus
  Parent types of Achalasia: Digestive Diseases, Esophagus diseases
  Organs Affected by Achalasia: esophagus, digestive
How serious is Achalasia?
  Complications of Achalasia: see complications of Achalasia
What causes Achalasia?
  Causes of Achalasia: see causes of Achalasia
What are the symptoms of Achalasia?
  Symptoms of Achalasia: see symptoms of Achalasia
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Achalasia: see treatments for Achalasia
Last revision: May 20, 2003

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