Achalasia of the Cardia in a 21 Year old Pregnant Lady: A Case Report

Authors

  • AO Ajayi
  • TSC Chandrasekar
  • AH Hammed

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v23i2.39237

Abstract



Achalasia of the cardia is a motor disorder of the lower oesophagus of unknown aetiology. It is characterized by persistent dysphagia in 82 – 100% of patients. We describe a rare case of dysphagia due to Achalasia cardia in a pregnant lady in her third trimester.

Tanzania Medical Journal Vol. 23 (2) 2008: pp. 31-32

Published

2009-01-13

Issue

Section

Original Research