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Achalasia is a condition where the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach. Although achalasia is relatively rare, Cleveland Clinic treats approximately two cases every week. Over the last seven years, we have treated more patients with achalasia than any other center in the United States. Cleveland Clinic also is one of the few centers in the world diligently researching its cause and treatment.

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Reviewed: 11/18