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Achalasia 

Achalasia
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Achalasia
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0067
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date: 18 April 2021

Only on questioning did patient say he had had dysphagia for many years (he thought it was normal for his age)

Next question to ask is whether patient eats more slowly than others

Many patients take an hour to eat

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