What Are the Types of Achalasia?

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Q:
What are the types of achalasia?

A:
There are mainly three types of achalasia according to the manometry test: type I, type II and type III.

Achalasia Type I: Type I shows no motility in the esophagus. High-pressure band near the lower esophageal sphincter level exists.

Achalasia Type II: Type II shows the lower esophageal sphincter as always non-relaxed. Also, there are simultaneous contractions while a person swallows.

Achalasia Type III: Type III is typically denoted by high-pressure spams in the esophagus.

 

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