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Esophageal Motility Disorders

By

Kristle Lee Lynch

, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania

Reviewed/Revised Feb 2024
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Primary esophageal causes of dysmotility include

Systemic disorders causing esophageal dysmotility include

Symptoms of esophageal motility disorders depend on the cause but typically include difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), chest pain, and/or heartburn.

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