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Achalasia and diffuse oesophageal spasm in siblings.
  1. M D Kaye,
  2. J E Demeules


    We report the occurrence of achalasia and diffuse oesophageal spasm in brother and sister. The familial occurrence of these unusual disorders is consistent with the possibility that they share a common aetiology and indicates the potential importance of genetic predisposition.

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