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60 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Phlegmonous Esophagitis

  • 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[…][]

  • Phlegmonous Esophagitis

    […] eventually alleviated the acute phlegmonous esophagitis in our patient.[] Keywords Phlegmonous esophagitis Phlegmonitis Endoscopic drainage This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.[] Computed tomography identified a deep neck infection with acute phlegmonous esophagitis.[]

  • Esophageal Burn

    […] contributed by Kim Zapor, R.N., BSN, OCN, CBCN., Cancer AnswerLine nurse Reflux of stomach acid over time can damage the lining of the esophagus, which can lead to esophageal cancer. Heartburn. It's a symptom that many people experience on a regular basis. What many people don't realize is that long-term heartburn[…][]

  • 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[] In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[] BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Total aphagia from complete esophageal obstruction (CEO) can be seen in patients with head-neck or thoracic malignancies undergoing chemoradiation or[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. The Sections of Health Services Research and Gastroenterology at the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Search for more papers by this author First published: 16 October[…][]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Between 1970 and 1978, we saw 24 patients with lower esophageal rings and complaints of episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia.[] 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.[] The symptoms may be either episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia, and the severity of symptoms is related to the diameter of the ring.[]

    Missing: Phlegmonous Esophagitis
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    BACKGROUND: Mallory-Weiss syndrome (MWS) with active bleeding at endoscopy may require endoscopic haemostasis the modalities of which are not well-defined. AIM: To compare the efficacy of endoscopic band ligation vs. hemoclip plus epinephrine (adrenaline) in bleeding MWS. METHODS: From 2001 to 2008, 218 consecutive[…][]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Neoplasm of the Esophagus

    Abstract Mesenchymal neoplasms of the esophagus are relatively uncommon in adults and exceedingly rare in children. Childhood tumors consist almost exclusively of smooth muscle tumors (leiomyomas). We report a case of an undifferentiated mesenchymal neoplasm occurring in the distal esophagus of a 15-year-old boy[…][]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    A 12-month-old boy with progressive cranial nerve palsies followed by ventilatory failure demanding artificial ventilation, generalized muscle weakness, and rapid progression to death at the age of 21 months is described. The patient had normal early development and also apparently normal hearing at presentation of[…][]

    Missing: Phlegmonous Esophagitis
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 335.23 Pseudobulbar palsy 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 335.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 335.23 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before[…][]

    Missing: Phlegmonous Esophagitis

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