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41 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Chills, Odynophagia

  • Phlegmonous Esophagitis

    It is not usual for people who suffer from phlegmonous gastritis to also experience certain other symptoms such as hiccups, chills and sometimes even fever.[ic.steadyhealth.com] We report a woman presenting with unrelenting odynophagia and chest pain. Computed tomography identified a deep neck infection with acute phlegmonous esophagitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chills and fever are less common, and a colovesical fistula manifesting as sepsis is uncommon.[gastrointestinalatlas.com]

  • Rabies

    On December 3, 2011, a South Carolina woman visited a local emergency department (ED) with an overnight history of shortness of breath, diaphoresis, chills, and intermittent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other nonspecific symptoms may occur, including malaise, anorexia, headaches, fever, chills, pharyngitis, nausea, emesis, diarrhea, anxiety, agitation, insomnia and depression[orpha.net] The initial symptoms may be a general feeling of discomfort or uneasiness, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, depression, loss of appetite, fever, chills, cough, sore throat,[rarediseases.org]

  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    This will be with very high fevers and chills. Diagnosis (“What tests are done to find out what my child has?”)[eapsa.org] […] lower esophageal sphincter, pylorus, and ileocecal valve. 1, 2, 4 View/Print Table TABLE 1 Symptoms of Esophageal Foreign Bodies Blood in saliva Coughing Drooling Dysphagia/odynophagia[aafp.org] Other symptoms include odynophagia, diffuse chest pain, respiratory difficulties. Our patient had absolute dysphasia without any cough, fever or respiratory distress.[medcraveonline.com]

  • Esophageal Burn

    […] or tarry Shortness of breath or lightheadedness Weight loss Tell your provider about any other symptoms that occur with the painful swallowing, including: Abdominal pain Chills[medlineplus.gov] […] dysphagia) Gastroenterology consultation; endoscopy Consider surgery (Persistent daily and nightly regurgitation, odynophagia, dysphagia, poor response to drugs) Maximum[thedoctorwillseeyounow.com] Patients in both groups were also monitored through the outpatient clinic for complaints including abdominal pain, dysphagia, odynophagia, vomiting, or food impaction.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Photo Credit Dolly Faibyshev for The New York Times Work Out and Chill?[nytimes.com] Diffuse esophageal spasm typically causes substernal chest pain with nonprogressive dysphagia and odynophagia for both liquids and solids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pain Esophageal pain and painful swallowing (odynophagia) are more commonly seen in nutcracker syndrome.[healthhype.com]

  • Acute Mediastinitis

    Acute mediastinitis is often associated with chills, fever, or shock. If pleural extension develops, breathing may aggravate the pain or cause radiation to the shoulder.[for-surgeons.com] […] especially for small children, in case of hypopharyngeal foreign body or if the patient is not cooperating, except when a large pharyngolaryngeal foreign body results in a aphagia[panafrican-med-journal.com] Severe odynophagia and respiratory distress with positive neck or chest findings should raise suspicion of mediastinitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    After a tragic year of loss, Silverman had an absolutely chilling brush with death last week, recounting the doctor's visit that turned into an ICU stay on her Facebook page[etonline.com] IMPENDING AIRWAY DISASTER TRIAD Rapid onset aphagia or severe dysphagia, frequently associated with a severe sore throat Rapid onset laryngeal voice change: hoarse, croaky[entsho.com] Other important clinical factors to consider are odynophagia, drooling, hoarseness, muffled voice, dyspnoea, swelling of the posterior side of the epiglottis and a high WBC[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Patients with retropharyngeal abscess present with constitutional complaints such as fever, chills, malaise, decreased appetite, muffled "hot potato" voice [ 4 ] and irritability[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] IMPENDING AIRWAY DISASTER TRIAD Rapid onset aphagia or severe dysphagia, frequently associated with a severe sore throat Rapid onset laryngeal voice change: hoarse, croaky[entsho.com] Symptoms and Signs Most patients have fever, sore throat, odynophagia, and swelling in the neck down to the hyoid bone.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    […] complications. 1 Patients with RPA typically have localized symptoms of dysphagia, voice changes, odynophagia, trismus, and neck/jaw pain. 2 Generalized symptoms of fever, chills[westjem.com] […] especially for small children, in case of hypopharyngeal foreign body or if the patient is not cooperating, except when a large pharyngolaryngeal foreign body results in a aphagia[panafrican-med-journal.com] A case of tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess is described here presenting with odynophagia and Horner's syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Foreign Body in the Pharynx

    The patient denies any shortness of breath, dysphagia, no drooling, no stridor, no fevers or chills, and no vomiting.[epmonthly.com] The typical patient with perforation has a good history of foreign body ingestion along with: Severe chest and/or neck pain Odynophagia Aphagia or drooling Tachycardia Tachypnoea[entsho.com] The patient history revealed that she had previously been treated several times for odynophagia with cervical tumescence, with a history of accidental ingestion of a sharp[omicsonline.org]

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