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Familial esophageal achalasia

Orpha number ORPHA99723
Synonym(s) -
Prevalence -
Inheritance
  • Autosomal dominant
  • Autosomal recessive
Age of onset -
ICD-10
  • K22.0
OMIM
UMLS
  • C1860213
MeSH
  • C536011
MedDRA -
SNOMED CT -

Summary

Familial esophageal achalasia is an inherited form of primary achalasia (see this term), a disorder of esophageal mobility, and is characterized by dysphagia due to the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax.


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