Asymptomatic Functional Diverticulum of the Esophagus | definition of Asymptomatic Functional Diverticulum of the Esophagus by Medical dictionary
Corkscrew Oesophagus (redirected from Asymptomatic Functional Diverticulum of the Esophagus)
A neurogenic disorder characterised by periodically spaced, high-amplitude spastic peristaltic contractions of the lower oesophagus that occur spontaneously or are evoked by swallowing or gastric acid reflux
Pathogenesis Due to increased responsiveness to neurotransmitters or hormones
Management Antispasmodics, avoidance of cold fluids, dilation, myotomy
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