Evaluation of malignancy risk and endoscopic follow up in achalasia: case report.

@article{Akyz2006EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of malignancy risk and endoscopic follow up in achalasia: case report.},
  author={Filiz Aky{\"u}z and Duygu Ibrişim and Emre Balik and Oya Yonal and Sabahattin Tolga Kaymakoğlu and Dursun Buğra and Zeynel Mungan},
  journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={46-9}
}
Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder that is accepted as a risk factor for the development of cancer. Especially in megaesophagus, chronic irritation of foods and bacterial overgrowth may contribute to the formation of high-grade dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma. We present a case of advanced stage achalasia with high-grade dysplasia detected… CONTINUE READING