Case report of achalasia secondary to a lung carcinoma of the mediastinal type.


Pseudo- or secondary achalasia may mimic primary achalasia upon radiological examination and may be difficult to diagnose. It is usually due to a cancer or metastases involving the gastroesophageal junction. We present the case of a 53-year-old woman with recent onset of dysphagia, and with typical findings suggesting primary achalasia. We found a 4-cm… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/dote.12313


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