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843 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Intermittent Dysphagia, Odynophagia

  • 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] 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]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diffuse esophageal spasm typically causes substernal chest pain with nonprogressive dysphagia and odynophagia for both liquids and solids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] 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]

  • 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] This rare disorder should be considered in patients presenting with sudden-onset retrosternal pain in addition to dysphagia and odynophagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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
  • 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] Dysphagia and odynophagia are common symptoms. Endoscopy is the procedure of choice for diagnosis. Symptomatic management is the mainstay of treatment.[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
  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The clinical features include intermittent dysphagia for solid foods (rarely or never for liquid).[apamedcentral.org] She complained of dysphagia and odynophagia and had cheilitis, glossitis, and hypochromic anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentation [ 3, 4 ] The presentation is usually with painless, intermittent dysphagia.[patient.info]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Nutcracker Esophagus

    An 87-year-old woman with severe retrosternal pain and intermittent dysphagia was referred to the clinic for further evaluation.[nejm.org] 51.4%), dysphagia (58.8% and 42.8%), and heartburn (64.7% and 42.8%), followed by regurgitation, dyspepsia, ear, nose, and throat (ENT) complaints, respiratory symptoms, and odynophagia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These symptoms are odynophagia and globus sensation. Odynophagia Odynophagia means painful swallowing.[medicinenet.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Phlegmonous Esophagitis

    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] After intravenous antibiotics, he improved but experi-enced dysphagia and odynophagia.[jstage.jst.go.jp] CASE REPORT A 57-year-old, well-nourished female presented with a sore throat for 5 days and subsequent odynophagia, dysphagia, and chest pain.[ejcts.oxfordjournals.org]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • 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] Other symptoms include odynophagia, diffuse chest pain, respiratory difficulties. Our patient had absolute dysphasia without any cough, fever or respiratory distress.[medcraveonline.com] […] and even injure the pericardium and myocardium. [ 3 ] If an object perforates the oesophagus, it tends to cause acute mediastinitis with chest pain, dyspnoea and severe odynophagia[patient.info]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Burn

    […] 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] […] year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease presented to the emergency room for the second time in one month with retrosternal chest pain, mild dysphagia, and odynophagia[nejm.org]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia