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Asherson syndrome

Asherson syndrome: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Asherson syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Asherson syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Asherson syndrome?

Asherson syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Asherson syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Asherson syndrome

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Asherson syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Asherson syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

Asherson syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Asherson syndrome

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Asherson syndrome: Rare Types

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Asherson syndrome: Animations

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