What is the typical history of dysphagia in patients with esophageal motility disorders?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Eric A Gaumnitz, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Dysphagia is not necessarily related to chest pain. Dysphagia for solids and liquids is a common symptom and especially seen in DES. Dysphagia may be intermittent and nonprogressive in nature, typically not prolonging mealtime or causing weight loss.


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