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58 Possible Causes for Aphagia

  • Esophageal Obstruction

    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[] In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[] Total aphagia from complete esophageal obstruction (CEO) can be seen in patients with head-neck or thoracic malignancies undergoing chemoradiation or surgery.[]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Between 1970 and 1978, we saw 24 patients with lower esophageal rings and complaints of episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia.[] Episodic aphagia results from impaction of food at the site of the ring. Since 1970, 88 patients have been seen with either dysphagia or episodic aphagia.[] The symptoms may be either episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia, and the severity of symptoms is related to the diameter of the ring.[]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Here, we present a 50-year-old female patient, who presented to our clinic with complaints of a rapidly growing lump on her neck, aphagia, and shortness of breath.[] Nous présentons ici une patiente de 50 ans, qui a présenté à notre clinique des plaintes d'une boule en pleine croissance sur son cou, aphagia et l'essoufflement.[]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Tracheotomy was performed on 181 of 351 patients with bulbar poliomyelitis. The essential indication for tracheotomy was secretional obstruction of the respiratory tract that could not be relieved by postural drainage and aspiration. Comparison of mortality rates in this series with those of previous series in which[…][]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    ., Korosky, C. and Tahmoush, A.J. (1998) Aphagia Due to Pharyngeal Constrictor Paresis from Acute Lateral Medullary Infarction.[] Aphagia due to pharyngeal constrictor paresis from acute lateral medullary infarction. Journal of the neurological sciences. 1998;155(2):208-10 .[] Aphagia due to pharyngeal constrictor paresis from acute lateral medullary infarction. J Neurol Sci 1998;155:208-10. 18. Jean A.[]

  • Phlegmonous Esophagitis

    We report a woman presenting with unrelenting odynophagia and chest pain. Computed tomography identified a deep neck infection with acute phlegmonous esophagitis. However, esophageal intramural dissection with mucosal rupture occurred after routine nasogastric-tube insertion, and pus was vomited thereafter. The[…][]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Our objective was to study the clinical course of patients diagnosed with progressive bulbar palsy (PBP). We reviewed all 392 medical records of ALS patients seen between 1 January 2000 and 31 July 2007. Patients with isolated PBP at presentation were selected and classified into those with normal EMG of the limbs[…][]

  • Giardiasis

    An 88-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our hospital due to a one-month history of face edema, aphagia, shortness of breath, and skin rush over almost her entire skin[]

  • Liposarcoma

    This patient stopped oral apatinib on May 6 because of aphagia and died on May 18, 2016. 3 Discussion PLS pathologically exhibits large, multivacuolated pleomorphic lipoblasts[]

  • Abdominal Bloating

    Billable/Specific Code excessive R14.0 on stomach R14.0 Tympanism R14.0 Tympanites R14.0 (abdominal) (intestinal) Tympany abdomen R14.0 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To R14.0 R13 Aphagia[]

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