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The neurological lesion in achalasia of the cardia.

Authors
  • Smith, B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gut
Publication Date
May 01, 1970
Volume
11
Issue
5
Pages
388–391
Identifiers
PMID: 5428041
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Achalasia of the cardia is associated with loss of argyrophil cells in the myenteric plexus and a lesion of the vagus. The conditions which could involve the primary and secondary neurone are discussed.

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