Quiz: Achalasia
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Achalasia is a neurogenic esophageal motility disorder thought to be due to loss of ganglion cells in the myenteric plexus of the esophagus with resulting denervation of esophageal muscle. Etiology of the denervation is not known, but several factors are suspected. They include all EXCEPT which of the following?

  • A.

    Increased lower esophageal sphincter pressure

  • B.

    Viral infection

  • C.

    Autoimmune causes

  • D.


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