What You Need to KnowAchalasia is a rare disease that makes it hard to swallow foods and liquids.
Frequently Asked Questions
Prevention and Risk Assessment
What is achalasia?
What causes achalasia in a child?
Why is achalasia in children a concern?
What are the symptoms of achalasia in a child?
How is achalasia diagnosed?
When should I call my child's healthcare provider?
How is achalasia treated in a child?
Departments that Treat Achalasia
Esophageal and Thoracic Surgery Program
Learn more about our program that was developed to streamline the care of patients with diseases and disorders of the lungs, mediastinum and esophagus by using the latest diagnostic, surgical and medical techniques based on best-practice guidelines.
Comprehensive Motility Program
The Motility Program works to help treat a number of motility issues impacting your child's digestive tract, including abdominal pain, aspirating, constipation and incontinence. Learn more about our Comprehensive Motility Program.
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