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1,622 Possible Causes for Angina Pectoris, Aphagia, Intermittent Dysphagia

  • Esophageal Spasm

    We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Esophageal spasm may also produce a severe pain in the absence of dysphagia that is indistinguishable from angina pectoris.[healthcentral.com] Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    These rings cause intermittent dysphagia for solids. Symptoms can begin at any age but usually do not begin until after age 25.[merckmanuals.com] Between 1970 and 1978, we saw 24 patients with lower esophageal rings and complaints of episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux can resemble those of a peptic ulcer, chest pains (angina pectoris), muscle pains, back problems, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intermittent non-progressive dysphagia was the main presenting complaint, while one also had an acute food impaction.[web.archive.org] Each of these is experienced intermittently by over 5% of the population and 55 to 63% report at least one of these symptoms [ 1 , 10 - 14 ].[hon.ch]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Nutcracker Esophagus

    An 87-year-old woman with severe retrosternal pain and intermittent dysphagia was referred to the clinic for further evaluation.[nejm.org] This makes it difficult to distinguish between the two conditions and many patients are misdiagnosed with angina pectoris instead of esophageal spasm.[symptoma.com] Such pain may be indistinguishable from angina pectoris.[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Esophagitis

    In adults, the most common presenting symptoms are intermittent dysphagia and dyspepsia. 4, 5 In children, the presentation is more variable with symptoms such as regurgitation[bjgp.org] The symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux can resemble those of a peptic ulcer, chest pains (angina pectoris), muscle pains, back problems, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome[netdoctor.co.uk] However there are many types of dysphagia and the one that occurs in EoE is a feeling of food travelling more slowly down or (usually) sticking in the chest, often intermittently[gutscharity.org.uk]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    The patient also had progressive hoarseness of her voice and intermittent dysphagia. Ear, nose, and throat examination revealed left vocal cord paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 57-year-old man who presented with biventricular failure and angina pectoris.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Angina pectoris in patients with normal and abnormal coronary arteriograms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    He complained of general fatigue, weight loss, and intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pectoris.[doi.org] Scholar Canto JG, Fincher C, Kiefe CI, Allison JJ, Li Q, Funkhouser E, Centor RM, Selker HP, Weissman NW: Atypical presentations among Medicare beneficiaries with unstable angina[doi.org]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Esophageal Obstruction

    Dysphagia scores (mean SD) were 3.37 0.52 before and 0.90 0.43 after stent implantation (P 0.002).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 86-year-old man in a very poor general condition with a 10-year history of a Zenker's diverticulum as a cause of a complete obstruction of the esophagus with subsequent aphagia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Angina Pectoris
  • Acute Pericarditis

    Common associated signs and symptoms can include a low-grade intermittent fever, dyspnea, cough, and dysphagia.[ceufast.com] The 5-fluorouracil rarely causes cardiac complications such as angina pectoris and pericarditis in adult patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pectoris.[books.google.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Esophageal Burn

    pectoris Yes Isosorbide Angina pectoris Yes Or blood may show up when a physician tests the stool.[uphs.upenn.edu] The symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux can resemble those of a peptic ulcer, chest pains (angina pectoris), muscle pains, back problems, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome[netdoctor.co.uk] Disease Treated Relaxes LES Stimulates Acid Dicyclomine Irritable bowel Yes Aminophylline Asthma Yes Yes Propranolol Hypertension Yes Diltiazem Hypertension Yes Verapamil Angina[uphs.upenn.edu]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia

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