"Esophageal Achalasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A motility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS in which the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (near the CARDIA) fails to relax resulting in functional obstruction of the esophagus, and DYSPHAGIA. Achalasia is characterized by a grossly contorted and dilated esophagus (megaesophagus).
- Esophageal Achalasia
- Achalasias, Esophageal
- Esophageal Achalasias
- Achalasia, Esophageal
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Esophageal Achalasia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Esophageal Achalasia".
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