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8,943 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Intermittent Dysphagia, Vomiting

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    dysphagia associated with solids amongst the adult population.[symptoma.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] You can induce vomiting as a last resort to clear the esophagus. Good info![bladeforums.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] A diagnosis of diffuse esophageal spasm (DES) based on radiological and manometric studies was made in a 70-year-old man who presented with severe dysphagia, vomiting, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] large amounts, often have forceful vomiting, have trouble breathing after vomiting or have vomit that is yellow or green, looks like coffee grounds, or contains blood Causes[mayoclinic.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]

    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] MSA is associated with less gas/bloat symptoms and increased ability to vomit and belch. Copyright 2018 IJS Publishing Group Ltd. Published by Elsevier Ltd.[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
  • 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] We report the case of a patient who presented with complaints of abdominal discomfort and recurrent vomiting after ingestion of an anhydrous protein pill.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Botulism

    Findings that distinguish botulism from myasthenia gravis: nausea/vomiting, poorly reactive pupils, and paralysis of accommodation. [Purvin V, Kawasaki A.[web.archive.org] Therefore, the classical diagnostic pentad of botulism (dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, diplopia, fixed dilated pupils) may be of limited sensitivity in single cases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms often begin with blurred vision and difficulty in swallowing and speaking, but sometimes diarrhoea and vomiting can occur.[patient.info]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • Liposarcoma

    A 73-year-old male patient was seen in May 1995 in the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department, Clinica Modelo de Morón, with intermittent dysphagia and dyspnoea due to recurrent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition, individuals with liposarcoma may experience abdominal pain and cramps, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, fatigue, vomiting blood and appearance of blood in stools[symptoma.com] This patient stopped oral apatinib on May 6 because of aphagia and died on May 18, 2016. 3 Discussion PLS pathologically exhibits large, multivacuolated pleomorphic lipoblasts[journals.lww.com]

  • Rabies

    […] attacking without warning, salivation, biting at imaginary flies, fixed stare, wandering aimlessly, dropped lower jaw, inabililty to swallow, eating soil and sticks, choking, vomiting[web.archive.org] Army soldier with progressive right arm and shoulder pain, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, anxiety, and dysphagia was admitted to an emergency department (ED) in New York for suspected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may be a general feeling of discomfort or uneasiness, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, depression, loss of appetite, fever, chills, cough, sore throat, headache, nausea, vomiting[rarediseases.org]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Burn

    Seek emergency care if you are vomiting blood or have what appears to be coffee grounds in your vomit. Pain in the chest should never be ignored.[livestrong.com] GERD also accounts for the feeling of constant fullness, nausea, and vomiting. It’s at this point experts find the risk of cancer may increase.[medicaldaily.com] In other words, if vomit can’t take the front door because your throat muscles are locked up, it will find another way out.[snopes.com]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia
  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    He vomited other foods, which he felt . . . Funding and Disclosures * From the Surgical Services of the Massachusetts General Hospital. ‡ Jackson, C., and Jackson, C. L.[nejm.org] They are generally characterized by dysphagia, hypersilorrhea, refusal to eat, vomiting, irritant cough, often dyspnea and failure to thrive [ 4, 9, 13 ].[jorl.net] Dysphagia, vomiting, gagging. Children; refusal to eat/drink, vomiting, drooling, stridor, gagging. Diagnosis. Plain X-ray can screen for radiopaque objects. Eg.[thebluntdissection.org]

    Missing: Intermittent Dysphagia

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