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14 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Odynophagia, Solid Dysphagia

  • 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] Patients tend to report symptoms such as dysphagia to solid foods and prior intake of gastroesophageal reflux-related medication that had no effect.[symptoma.com] 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 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 malignant lesions, the dysphagia to solids is the initial symptom, progressing to semi-solids and finally to liquids.[symptoma.com] 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]

  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    She became symptomatic 2 years before presentation, but presented for treatment when dysphagia to both solids and liquids developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] ., child of 3 years and 2 months complaining of drool and dysphagia for solid foods for about 14 months.[jorl.net]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Diffuse esophageal spasm typically causes substernal chest pain with nonprogressive dysphagia and odynophagia for both liquids and solids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pain Esophageal pain and painful swallowing (odynophagia) are more commonly seen in nutcracker syndrome.[healthhype.com] Solid and liquid food dysphagia suggests a neuromuscular disorder, whereas solid food dysphagia only suggests a structural problem causing mechanical obstruction.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Esophageal Burn

    This sensation does not interfere with the swallowing of liquid or solid food. This symptom is different from dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).[digestivedistress.com] […] 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]

  • 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] Is this dysphagia or odynophagia or both? Technically it is dysphagia, but individuals may describe it as painful swallowing (odynophagia).[emedicinehealth.com] Odynophagia means painful swallowing. Sometimes it is not easy for individuals to distinguish between these two problems.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Zenker Diverticulum

    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] […] to solids; score 2, dysphagia to semi-solids; score 3, dysphagia to liquids; score 4, aphagia).[eurekalert.org] Dysphagia, odynophagia, and regurgitation are seen in the majority of patients.[symptoma.com]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    […] 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] Case Report A 38 years old male, non-hypertensive, non-diabetic was admitted to the department of otorhinolaryngology with complaints of dysphagia for solid food for about[ispub.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] The odynophagia was gradually progressive and more for solids than liquids.[waent.org] 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]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] course of the disease, progressive muscle weakness is virtually inevitable in most patients and may finally lead to tetraplegia, chronic respiratory failure, anarthria, and aphagia[dovepress.com] Patients with bulbar onset ALS usually present with dysarthria and dysphagia for solid or liquids, and limbs symptoms can develop almost simultaneously with bulbar symptoms[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]