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344 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Non-Cardiac Chest Pain

  • 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] Episodic aphagia results from impaction of food at the site of the ring. Since 1970, 88 patients have been seen with either dysphagia or episodic aphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms may be either episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia, and the severity of symptoms is related to the diameter of the ring.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] 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] BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Total aphagia from complete esophageal obstruction (CEO) can be seen in patients with head-neck or thoracic malignancies undergoing chemoradiation or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    DOS is an unusual cause of non-cardiac chest pain (2%) or dysphagia (4%). It occurs most commonly in patients 50 years old but can occur at any age.[radiopaedia.org] Theophylline - improved non-cardiac chest pain in one trial, and may relax the oesophageal wall.[patient.info] It is found in about 3-10% of patients undergoing oesophageal manometry. [ 2 ] Presentation May be diagnosed following investigation of non-cardiac chest pain or dysphagia[patient.info]

  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    Foreign bodies in the esophagus can result in serious complications depending on the size and shape of the ingested body. This report presents an unusual esophageal foreign body (endotracheal tube) caused by a physician who was inexperienced in endotracheal intubation during the treatment of generalized[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Burn

    CHAPTER 42 979 Sylvan E Stool M D Katherine W L Vig 992 Rhinitis and Acute and Chronic Sinusitis 995 Surgical Management of Chronic 1013 Foreign Bodies of the Nose 1032 CHAPTER 48 1054 Anne ChunHui Tsai M D M Sc F A A P 1058 CHAPTER 74 1066 SECTION IV 1083 J Christopher Post M D 1103 Handler M D 1109 CHAPTER 54[…][books.google.com]

  • Acute Mediastinitis

    […] 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]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    In addition to typical reflux symptoms, it can also be used for diagnostic purposes in patients with non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Non-cardiac chest pain Enamel erosion or other dental problems What causes gastroesophageal reflux disease?[symptoma.com] The symptoms non-cardiac chest pain, dysphagia, globus, dyspepsia, cough, wheezing and hoarseness, have all been reported to be associated with GERD.[hon.ch]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Panic Attacks

    PURPOSE: To assess the risks that maternal panic disorder (PD) during pregnancy contribute to adverse pregnancy outcomes, with the effects further specifically differentiated into mothers who experienced a panic attack during pregnancy and those who did not. METHOD: This study linked two nationwide[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Esophagitis

    "Lichenoid esophagitis" is a descriptive term for a lichenoid pattern of inflammation in the esophagus for which a precise histologic diagnosis cannot be established. The differential diagnosis includes lichen planus, a drug-related reaction, and viral infection. Lichenoid esophagitis causing death has not been reported[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Influenza

    BACKGROUND: With an influenza pandemic seemingly imminent, we constructed a model simulating the spread of influenza within the community, in order to test the impact of various interventions. METHODS: The model includes an individual level, in which the risk of influenza virus infection and the dynamics of viral[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia

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