Quiz: Achalasia
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Achalasia is a condition in which normal rhythmic contractions of the esophagus (peristalsis) are absent or impaired, the lower esophageal sphincter does not relax normally, and resting pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter is increased. In which of the following age groups does achalasia typically first occur?

  • A.

    Adults between 20 and 60 years old

  • B.

    Children ages 2 to 11 years old

  • C.

    Elderly individuals over the age of 65

  • D.

    Infants and babies younger than 2 years old

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