Cricopharyngeus muscle

The name of the muscle comprising the [intlink id=”615″ type=”post”]upper esophageal sphincter[/intlink] (UES), and which is subject to one of two disorders: [intlink id=”111″ type=”post”]cricopharyngeus dysfunction[/intlink] (CPD) or [intlink id=”118″ type=”post”]cricopharyngeus spasm[/intlink] (CPS).

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