Achalasia Clinical Presentation

Updated: Dec 28, 2017
  • Author: Marco Ettore Allaix, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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History and Physical Examination

Achalasia is characterized by the following symptoms and signs [8] :

  • Dysphagia (most common)

  • Regurgitation

  • Chest pain

  • Heartburn

  • Weight loss

The physical examination is noncontributory.