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239 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Chest Pain Relieved by Nitroglycerin, Intermittent Dysphagia

  • 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] dysphagia associated with solids amongst the adult population.[symptoma.com]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] helps distinguish this pain from angina pectoris Esophagus spasm Diffuse esophageal spasm is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by chest pain and difficulty in swallowing[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

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  • 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] 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] The medical word for this type of swallow difficulty is dysphagia.[gutscharity.org.uk]

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  • 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]

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  • Angina Pectoris

    pain is not relieved by nitroglycerin.[nlm.nih.gov] Typical presentation included substernal chest pain and chest pain aggravated by exercise or relieved with rest or nitroglycerin.[aafp.org] The goal of treatment is to control chest pain and prevent a heart attack. A medicine called nitroglycerin (NTG) can relieve an episode of pain.[nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The clinical features include intermittent dysphagia for solid foods (rarely or never for liquid).[apamedcentral.org] Presentation [ 3, 4 ] The presentation is usually with painless, intermittent dysphagia.[patient.info] On close questioning, she had intermittent solid food dysphagia at the level of the sternal notch for 3 years without any other alarming or progressive symptoms for which[jdeonline.in]

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  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Abstract Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is rarely seen in adults. A review of the literature is presented, and 2 additional cases of Morgagni and Bochdalek hernias are presented. They were both repaired with the laparoscopic approach. Copyright 2001 by W.B. Saunders Company. Corner T., Clagett O. : Surgical[…][doi.org]

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  • Nutcracker Esophagus

    An 87-year-old woman with severe retrosternal pain and intermittent dysphagia was referred to the clinic for further evaluation.[nejm.org] The usual presentation is intermittent dysphagia with occasional chest pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Video Nutcracker Esophagus. (00:06) An 87-year-old woman with severe retrosternal pain and intermittent dysphagia was referred to the clinic for further evaluation.[nejm.org]

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  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Abstract 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[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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