Esophageal Achalasia

"Esophageal Achalasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
A motility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS in which the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (near the CARDIA) fails to relax resulting in functional obstruction of the esophagus, and DYSPHAGIA. Achalasia is characterized by a grossly contorted and dilated esophagus (megaesophagus).


Publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Esophageal Achalasia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Esophageal Achalasia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 1072 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 107 publications in 2016
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