Achalasia (cardia) (esophagus)

"Achalasia (cardia) (esophagus)" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "achalasia (cardia) (esophagus)"

  • Achalasia (cardia) (esophagus) - K22.0 Achalasia of cardia
    • congenital - Q39.5 Congenital dilatation of esophagus
    • pylorus - Q40.0 Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    • sphincteral NEC - K59.89 Other specified functional intestinal disorders

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Pylorus: The region of the STOMACH at the junction with the DUODENUM. It is marked by the thickening of circular muscle layers forming the pyloric sphincter to control the opening and closure of the lumen.