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What is Asherson syndrome?

What is Asherson syndrome?

  • Asherson syndrome: The failure of a muscle at the top of the esophagus to relax and allow food and liquid to pass through. Liquid and even food may accidentally be inhaled and can lead to pneumonia and death in some cases.

Asherson syndrome: Introduction

Types of Asherson syndrome:

Broader types of Asherson syndrome:

How serious is Asherson syndrome?

Complications of Asherson syndrome: see complications of Asherson syndrome

What causes Asherson syndrome?

Causes of Asherson syndrome: see causes of Asherson syndrome

What are the symptoms of Asherson syndrome?

Symptoms of Asherson syndrome: see symptoms of Asherson syndrome

Complications of Asherson syndrome: see complications of Asherson syndrome

Asherson syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Asherson syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Asherson syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Asherson syndrome: Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Asherson syndrome.
Treatments for Asherson syndrome: see treatments for Asherson syndrome

Name and Aliases of Asherson syndrome

Main name of condition: Asherson syndrome

Other names or spellings for Asherson syndrome:

achalasia of cricopharyngeal sphincter syndrome

 

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