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36 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Drooling, Odynophagia

  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    […] 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] At presentation, she was irritable, crying with drooling of saliva. She was febrile (104 ), with tachycardia and tachypnea.[laryngologyandvoice.org] Other symptoms include odynophagia, diffuse chest pain, respiratory difficulties. Our patient had absolute dysphasia without any cough, fever or respiratory distress.[medcraveonline.com]

  • Rabies

    The Salivary glands are concentrated with the virus in the infected animal and cause excessive drooling. This is the primary way the virus transmits itself.[web.archive.org] Signs of rabies in animals may include drooling, foaming at the mouth, or paralysis .[healthlinkbc.ca] Some animals drool or "foam at the mouth" because they cannot swallow their saliva Can the same signs show up in animals with other diseases? Yes.[kanecountypets.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Elderly patients are at especially at risk because they often have few teeth. [1] Odynophagia Partial obstruction of the esophagus can cause odynophagia. [1] Sialorrhea Sialorrhea[explainmedicine.com] Drooling may be noticed if there is a complete luminal obstruction. This leads eventually to cachexia and influences the patient's quality and duration of life.[symptoma.com]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    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] […] with drooling Differential Phlegmon (no other real differential in the context of fever and drooling) Discussion In young children, infection may spread to the parapharyngeal[mirc.luriechildrens.org]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Between 1970 and 1978, we saw 24 patients with lower esophageal rings and complaints of episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] HSV Esophagitis 14 year old boy with odynophagia, dysphagia and chest pain Normal Esophagus Endoscopic photograph of a normal esophagus taken from a 8 yo.[naspghan.org] Other symptoms include: bringing back up undigested food choking and coughing fits heartburn chest pain repeated chest infections drooling of vomit or saliva gradual but significant[nhs.uk]

  • Esophageal Burn

    Difficulty breathing, voice muffling, drooling or severe throat pain should be addressed immediately, as these symptoms may mean that something called a peritonsillar abscess[livestrong.com] […] dysphagia) Gastroenterology consultation; endoscopy Consider surgery (Persistent daily and nightly regurgitation, odynophagia, dysphagia, poor response to drugs) Maximum[thedoctorwillseeyounow.com] Patients can also present with drooling, retrosternal or abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, hematemesis, and odynophagia.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    Other important observations may be made such as drooling, dyspnea, torticollis, and neck swelling/mass.[online.epocrates.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]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    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] The most common symptoms were sore throat (95%) and odynophagia (94%); the most common signs were muffled voice and evidence of pharyngitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    You are drooling or have trouble swallowing. You are choking, gagging, or vomiting. You have pain when you swallow.[drugs.com] Diffuse esophageal spasm typically causes substernal chest pain with nonprogressive dysphagia and odynophagia for both liquids and solids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You are drooling or have trouble swallowing . You are choking, gagging, or vomiting. You have pain when you swallow.[drugs.com]

  • Botulism

    In this case, a woman with a history of injection drug use (IDU) presented with dysphagia, odynophagia, and neck pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the infant, clinical symptoms are usually unspecific such as poor feeding, weak suck, feeble cry, drooling, followed by a symmetric, descending, flaccid paralysis beginning[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Is this dysphagia or odynophagia or both? Technically it is dysphagia, but individuals may describe it as painful swallowing (odynophagia).[emedicinehealth.com]

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