This case was reported as a video presentation at the XXII Spanish Chapter of the ISDE celebrated on April 14–15th 2011 in Girona, Spain.
Late-onset achalasia after esophageal atresia repair
Article first published online: 9 DEC 2011
© 2011 Copyright the Authors. Journal compilation © 2011, Wiley Periodicals, Inc. and the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
Diseases of the Esophagus
Volume 26, Issue 3, pages 311–313, April 2013
How to Cite
Marinello, F. G., Targarona, E. M., Poca, M., Mones, J. and Hernández-Ballesteros, C. (2013), Late-onset achalasia after esophageal atresia repair. Diseases of the Esophagus, 26: 311–313. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2011.01292.x
The authors consider that this case provides relevant clinical information for specialized professionals in esophageal disorders.
The authors declare this paper has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
This case report is not part of any protocol or trial. The authors state that the patient's identity was preserved at all times.
The authors declare no financial support or conflict of interests.
- Issue published online: 1 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 9 DEC 2011
The development of achalasia in a patient with a history of esophageal atresia (EA) is rare. Here, we report a patient who had undergone surgery for EA at birth and presented achalasia at 30 years of age. He was successfully treated with laparoscopic surgery.