DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for achalasia

Achalasia [DOID:9164]

An esophageal disease that is characterized by an inability of the esophagus to move food toward the stomach resulting from the lower esophogeal sphincter not fully relaxing during swallowing.

Synonyms:  achalasia,  DOID:9164,  achalasias,  Lack of reflex relaxation of lower oesophageal sphincter,  achalasia of cardia ...

Linkouts:  OMIM