Which motility disorders cause dysphagia?

Updated: Mar 20, 2020
  • Author: Nam-Jong Paik, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Motility disorders that can produce dysphagia include the following:

  • Diffuse esophageal spasms (DES)

  • Achalasia (megaesophagus)

  • Scleroderma

  • Presbyesophagus

  • Cricopharyngeal dysfunction


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