From the case: Achalasia

Modality: Barium (Swallow)

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

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  • Achalasia - “ Achalasia (primary achalasia) is a failure of organised oesophageal peristalsis causing impaired relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphincter, an...”
  • Mega oesophagus - “ Mega oesophagus or diffuse oesophageal dilatation can be caused by a variety of conditions.  Pathology Aetiology Some of the more common causes...”

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