[Differential diagnosis of esophageal motor disorders based in characteristics of dysphagia].

@article{Domingues2001DifferentialDO,
  title={[Differential diagnosis of esophageal motor disorders based in characteristics of dysphagia].},
  author={Gerson Domingues and Eponina Maria Oliveira Lemme},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          14-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dysphagia is one of principal symptoms of esophageal disorders and its characterization is important for diagnosis and management of patients. Anamnesis is useful for differentiating organic and functional dysphagia, but data are lacking about dysphagia characterization among different motor disorders. OBJECTIVES To evaluate if it is possible the distinction among esophageal motor disorders according to their manometric diagnosis, based on dysphagia characteristics. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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