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Dysphagia with weight loss

55/M, no comorbidities Chief Complaints Dysphagia since 6 months, solids > liquids, associated with regurgitation Weight loss of 10 kg in last 5-6 months Investigations Barium swallow is attached Management What are the differentials and further management of this patient?

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I/v/o age >/= 55 years, significant weight loss and recent onset symptoms, the patient underwent a EGD followed by manometry which showed a pattern s/o achalasia and underwent CT showing thickening of GE junction. Hence, this was a case of pseudo-achalasia and hence the patient was referred to an oncology center.

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I/v/o age >/= 55 years, significant weight loss and recent onset symptoms, the patient underwent a EGD followed by manometry which showed a pattern s/o achalasia and underwent CT showing thickening of GE junction. Hence, this was a case of pseudo-achalasia and hence the patient was referred to an oncology center.

If solids more than liquids it is less likely achalasia . 55yr male-and weight loss- rule out cancer

? ESOPHAGEAL APERISTALSIS.. ? ACHALASIA CARDIA.. ? ESOPHAGEAL PATHOLOGY.. NEED'S.. EXPERTS OPINION..

I am agree with@Dr. Srujana D Ma'am.

Achalasia cardia

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