diffuse spasm


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diffuse spasm

An esophageal motor disorder characterized by dysphagia, odynophagia, and chest pain.
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In this study, 4 out of the 5 patients who had diffuse spasm of the vertebral artery had associated thrombosis (1 patient at C7) or occlusion (3 patients at levels C3 - C6, C2 - C3 and at C2) (Fig.
Cervical and cerebral angiography showed the left vertebral artery thrombosed at 2 cm from its origin (Fig 3) and mild diffuse spasm of the right vertebral artery, with reflux into the left vertebral artery up to the C5 level, covering the posterior inferior cerebellar artery territory.

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