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Esophageal spasm

  • Alternative Names

    Diffuse esophageal spasm; Spasm of the esophagus


    Prevention

    Avoid very hot or very cold foods if you get esophageal spasms.


    References

    Kahrilas PJ, Pandolfino JE. Esophageal neuromuscular function and motility disorders. In: Feldman M, Friedman LS, Brandt LJ, eds. Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. 9th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2010:chap 42.