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1,065 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Hiccup, 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] […] lot at night Has slow weight gain Swallows and gags more than normal Sleeps better when she lies on her tummy Catnaps during the day and won’t settle easily Has recurring hiccups[livingandloving.co.za]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It comes sporadically and when they happen on top of one another, it does cause pain, but I think it may be more muscular related at that point, kinda like a person who hiccups[thelupussite.com] Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Intractable hiccup can be an unbearable circumstance and its treatment is often frustrating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intermittent non-progressive dysphagia was the main presenting complaint, while one also had an acute food impaction.[web.archive.org]

    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] […] acid reflux are: heartburn – a burning sensation in the middle of your chest an unpleasant sour taste in your mouth, caused by stomach acid You may also have: a cough or hiccups[nhs.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
  • Conversion Disorder

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Inability to swallow Type 1 Excludes psychogenic aphagia ( F50.9 ) hysterical F44.4 leg G83.1- ICD-10-CM Diagnosis[icd10data.com] Other motor disturbances that are at times associated with conversion disorder are loss of speech (aphonia), coughing, nausea, vomiting, or hiccuping.[britannica.com] 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Inability to swallow Type 1 Excludes psychogenic aphagia ( F50.9 ) hysterical F44.4 Disorder (of) - see also Disease[icd10data.com]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Intermittent esophageal dilation, typically in an “on-demand” fashion for recurrent symptoms of dysphagia, is also a possible maintenance strategy.[gi.org] Although heartburn or regurgitations are specific to characterize GERD, patients usually report a number of associated symptoms such as cough, eructation, globus, hiccups,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 80 year-old male, presents with 3 months of having hiccups. Patient has been drinking alcoholic beverages during several years. Video Endoscopic Sequence 2 of 4.[gastrointestinalatlas.com]

    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: Hiccup
  • 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] […] obstruction) Incompetent Lower esophageal sphincter Irritant effects of gastric juices (refluxate) Clinical features: Heartburn most common presenting feature Hoarseness, cough, hiccup[slideshare.net]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • Pericarditis

    […] fever Dyspnea / tachypnea Cough and dysphagia Malignancy associated pericarditis: fever, night sweats, and weight loss are common Diagnosis Initial evaluation includes a[pathologyoutlines.com] In cases where symptoms are present, they may include: chest pain light-headedness cough shortness of breath hiccups Possible causes of chronic effusive pericarditis include[hse.ie] […] induced Aortic dissection Tetracyclines Postpericardiotomy syndrome: usually after CABG surgery Clinical features Chest pain, usually precordial or retrosternal Low grade intermittent[pathologyoutlines.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    The clinical features commonly seen in the patients of esophageal carcinoma include the following: Progressive dysphagia: Dysphagia in esophageal carcinomas is at first intermittent[symptoma.com] […] oesophageal cancer which may cause a patient to present to a doctor include: Dysphagia Weight loss Loss of appetite Odynophagia Hoarseness Melaena Retrosternal pain Intractable hiccups[patient.info] Nerve compression may cause spinal pain, hiccups, or paralysis of the diaphragm. Malignant pleural effusions or pulmonary metastasis may cause dyspnea.[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Aphagia