What disease is achalasia?
What is achalasia?
• Achalasia is the inability of muscle relaxation of certain areas of the digestive tract due to nerve injury: usually occur in the esophagus, leading to difficulty in swallowing food with possible arrest in the dilation of the esophagus.
• Vomiting causes the expulsion of food, which can cause pneumonia if a portion of it enters the lungs.
• Management of muscle relaxant drugs.
• However, a severe attack may require surgery in order to relax the muscle.