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a violent, excruciating seizure of pain

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Immediate esophageal pain is due to an abnormal process inside, esophageal spasm or esophageal hyper sensitivity.
An overview of the role of calcium antagonists in the treatment of achalasia and diffuse esophageal spasm.
A Chest pain can be caused by many things, including reflux, esophageal spasm, muscle strain in the chest and panic attack.
Lakshmanan provided Kevin with a prescription for Pepcid or Prevacid for an esophageal spasm.
The esophageal motility abnormalities observed by x-rays were absence of primary or secondary peristaltic waves, esophageal atony, and esophageal spasm.
3,7,19) Nonspecific throat and esophageal symptoms such as cricopharyngeal spasm, upper esophageal spasm and odynophagia are usually reported.
I thought Jeff was having an esophageal spasm, as he often had.
Intermittent difficulty in swallowing both food and liquid suggests an esophageal spasm.
These abnormal contractions of varying amplitude occur in diffuse esophageal spasm, a rare esophageal motility disorder.