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What does DES stand for?

DES stands for Diffuse Esophageal Spasm


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3) Diffuse esophageal spasm is characterized on manometry by periods of normal peristalsis followed by simultaneous, repetitive, ineffective contractions.
While the term diffuse esophageal spasm indicates that the entire esophagus is involved, ES may occur in only part of the esophagus.
The criteria included achalasia, diffuse esophageal spasm, nutcracker esophagus, and hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure, Dr.

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