Achalasia cardia

Failure of the smooth muscle fibers of the gastrointestinal tract to relax at any one point of junction of one part with another.

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achalasia
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What is the investigation of choice for diagnosis of Achalasia cardia in young symptomatic patient ?

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Esophageal manometry


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40 yrs male presented with refractory dry cough, hoarseness of voice since childhood, difficulty in swallowing since las...See More

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High resolution manometry is more informative than gi scopy for achalasia cardia . Regurgitation can lead to above mentione symptoms. Meanwhile start PPI and followup on that


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