Restoration of peristalsis in the esophagus of a patient diagnosed of achalasia.

We report the case of a patient with dysphagia in whom a clinical and manometric follow-up was carried out. We initially observed a motor disorder of the esophageal spasm type. During manometric follow-up a progression to vigorous achalasia was observed. The patient was treated with pneumatic dilation, which obtained a good response to treatment. In… (More)