Idiopathic achalasia

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Idiopathic achalasia

Synonyms: Achalasia cardia | Idiopathic achalasia of esophagus | Primary achalasia

Idiopathic achalasia (IA) is a primary esophageal motor disorder characterized by loss of esophageal peristalsis and insufficient lower esophageal sphincter (LES) relaxation in response to deglutition.

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