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ID DOID:9164
Name achalasia
Definition An esophageal disease that is characterized by an inability of the esophagus to move food toward the stomach resulting from the lower esophogeal sphincter not fully relaxing during swallowing.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000267.htm
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ICD10CM:K22.0

ICD9CM:530.0

MESH:D004931

NCI:C84699

OMIM:200400

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_03_01:17460002

UMLS_CUI:C0014848

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Synonyms

achalasia of cardia [EXACT]

achalasia of esophagus [EXACT]

cardiospasm [EXACT]

esophageal achalasia [EXACT]

hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter [EXACT]

Lack of reflex relaxation of lower oesophageal sphincter [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a esophageal disease

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