Achalasia

  • Alternative Names

    Esophageal achalasia


    Prevention

    Many of the causes of achalasia are not preventable. However, treatment of the disorder may help to prevent complications.


    References

    Orlando RC. Diseases of the esophagus. In: Goldman L, Ausiello DA, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 140.