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Esophageal function study

Esophageal function study

Esophageal function study: The esophageal function study is a group of tests that measure the lower esophageal sphincter pressure, the swallowing pressure and pattern (motility), and gastric reflux.

Esophageal function study: Other Names

Other names for Esophageal function study include:

Symptoms Associated with Esophageal function study

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Esophageal function study:

Diseases Associated with Esophageal function study

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Esophageal function study:

  • Presbyesophagus (food is not moved down the esophagus normally)
  • Diffuse esophageal spasm
  • Achalasia (high esophageal sphincter pressure, tense)
  • Chalasia (low esophageal sphincter pressure, relaxed)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GURD) (low esophageal sphincter pressure, relaxed)
  • Reflux esophagitis

Basic Information: Esophageal function study

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Esophageal function study' may be involved.

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