Which esophageal motility disorders are diagnosable by barium swallow

Which esophageal motility disorders are diagnosable by barium swallow? 

Of the five primary esophageal motility disorders, three may be diagnosed by barium swallow: achalasia, esophageal spasm, and ineffective esophageal motility. The two primary motility disorders that cannot be diagnosed by barium swallows are “nutcracker esophagus” and hyperactive lower esophageal sphincter (LES).

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