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Irradiation-induced motor disorder of the oesophagus
  1. J A C Thorpe,
  2. C Oakland,
  3. I P Adams,
  4. H R Matthews


    This case report describes the late development of an achalasia-like disturbance of oesophageal motility following irradiation to the neck for a pharyngeal lymphosarcoma. The radiological, manometric and endoscopic findings are recorded as well as laboratory investigations showing evidence of complete vagal denervation.

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