dysmotility

dysmotility

(dĭs′mō-tĭl″ĭ-tī)
Any abnormality of smooth muscle function in the gastrointestinal tract, such as gastroparesis, gastric atony, intestinal pseudo-obstruction, or biliary dyskinesia.
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Putative contributing factors include Helicobacter pylori infection, gastric acid and gastric dysmotility.
Esophagography revealed a normal mucosal profile, mild esophageal dysmotility, and distal esophageal spasms.
Dysphagia and dysmotility of the pharynx and oesophagus in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome.
In patients with Down syndrome, there is a higher incidence of GI disturbances, including esophageal dysmotility syndromes such as achalasia.
Low vagal tone and antral dysmotility in patients with functional dyspepsia.
Children with congenital gastrointestinal problems, such as tracheo-oesophageal fistula, will inevitably have difficulty due to the dysmotility of the oesophagus, which persists even after surgical correction.
Dysmotility and proton pump inhibitor use are independent risk factors for small intestinal bacterial and/ or fungal overgrowth.
The purpose of the examination is not simply to document the presence or absence of gastroesophageal reflux (GER), but also to detect its complications, such as erosive esophagitis, stricture (both transverse and longitudinal), hiatal hernia, Barrett's esophagus, adenocarcinoma, and dysmotility.
His conditions - FPIES, or food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, and dysmotility of the bowel - cause him to go into shock and turn blue when he has foods he is allergic to and he must be admitted straight to hospital.
His conditions - FPIES, or food proteininduced enterocolitis syndrome, and dysmotility of the bowel - cause him to go into shock and turn blue when he has foods he is allergic to and he must be admitted straight to hospital.
Smooth muscle relaxation in the upper gastrointestinal tract might have caused dysmotility, dilatation, and stasis of food in the stomach and chronic esophageal reflux in this patient.