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Once a stricture develops due to reﬂux, the overall appearance mimics achalasia, or, if proximal dilation is only mild, a reﬂux esophagitis stricture. Rarely, widemouthed sacculations develop (107). Myasthenia Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder leading to muscle weakness. Dysphagia is common with oropharyngeal muscle involvement. Imaging ﬁndings tend to be nonspeciﬁc. Diffuse Esophageal Spasm Often called nutcracker esophagus, diffuse esophageal spasm is a primary esophageal motor disorder and is a cause of noncardiogenic chest pain.
In the United States, tobacco plays a greater role in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma than in adenocarcinoma and is a more prominent factor in women than men (53). Human papillomavirus appears to have a role in carcinogenesis in geographic regions with a high prevalence of this cancer. A patient with an esophageal squamous cell carcinoma presented with paraneoplastic glomerulonephritis and nephrotic syndrome (54); such an autoimmune phenomenon appears to be induced by tumor antigen 23 ESOPHAGUS inhibition.
Diagnosis Using manometry as a gold standard, videoesophagography sensitivity in diagnosing achalasia was 75% and scintigraphy achieved a sensitivity of 68% (103), results lower than those found in a number of clinical practices. In most patients a diagnosis of achalasia with a barium esophagram is straightforward. Vigorous achalasia is more problematic. Of concern in all these patients is not to miss the occasional underlying carcinoma. Gastroesophageal reﬂux is rare in untreated achalasia and, if detected, should suggest another diagnosis.