International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 12, December 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Achalasia Misdiagnosed As Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Case Report
      Danfulani Mohammed, Abubakar Musa, Ma’aji M. Sadisu, Saidu A. Sule, Muhammad A. Musa
Abstract: Achalasia -a rare motility disorder characterized by obstruction of the distal part of the esophagus. Among its symptoms are dysphagia and frequent complaints of chest pain as well as weight loss. We present a 30 year old female with one year history of recurrent low grade fever, cough, difficulty in breathing, chest pain and weight loss diagnosed as achalasia. Plain radiography and endoscopy played a vital role in the diagnosis.

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Danfulani Mohammed, Abubakar Musa, Ma’aji M. Sadisu, Saidu A. Sule, Muhammad A. Musa (2017); Achalasia Misdiagnosed As Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Case Report; Int J Sci Res Publ 7(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1217.php?rp=P727092
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