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159 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Drooling, Odynophagia

  • Pharyngitis

    An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[] Ultimately, after 5 days and without any corticosteroids, she presented to the emergency department with 10/10 chest pain and was admitted to the intensive care unit.[] Epiglottitis causes fever, difficulty swallowing, drooling, and stridor. The infection is usually confined to the epiglottis.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] nasal congestion, runny nose (rhinorrhea), nasal discharge (may change from clear to white to green) nasal breathing, sneezing, sore or scratchy throat, painful swallowing (odynophagia[] A 21-year-old female presented to the ED with a 2-day history of worsening shortness of breath and chest pain.[] Uncommon findings in bacterial pharyngitis include the following: Drooling: May be noted in cases of peritonsillar abscess, or it may denote epiglottitis Distorted speech[]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Diffuse esophageal spasm typically causes substernal chest pain with nonprogressive dysphagia and odynophagia for both liquids and solids.[] A total of 394 patients with noncardiac chest pain underwent both basal esophageal manometry and combined esophageal motility and acid perfusion studies between 1986 and 1988[] You are drooling or have trouble swallowing . You are choking, gagging, or vomiting. You have pain when you swallow.[]

  • Esophageal Disease

    In contrast, ulcerative esophagitis is usually first manifested by moderate to severe odynophagia.[] […] a normal coronary angiogram with typical chest pain were included in this study.[] Occult drooling or regular oral evacuation into a tissue or "spit cup" is socially incapacitating.[]

  • Toxic Effect of Corrosive Alkalis

    […] poorly with the extent of gastrointestinal injury Corrosive ingestion may result in immediate symptoms of injury to the gastrointestinal tract: mouth and throat pain drooling odynophagia[] In mucous membranes and breathing passages they cause swelling, inflammation, chest pain and difficulty breathing.[] Symptoms may include drooling, dysphagia, and pain in the mouth, chest, or stomach; strictures may develop later. Diagnostic endoscopy may be required.[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    A case of tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess is described here presenting with odynophagia and Horner's syndrome.[] He had high fever, chest pain with tachypnea, tachycardia, hypotension, and showed signs of occasional disorientation.[] Other important observations may be made such as drooling, dyspnea, torticollis, and neck swelling/mass.[]

  • Angioedema

    […] the mouth, neck, and eyelids may affect extremities, genitalia or viscera (e.g. intensitines) Features of significant airway involvement: Dyspnea, dysphagia, dysphonia, odynophagia[] It also affects mouth, throat and stomach and cause internal swelling resulting in severe stomach ache, difficulty breathing or chest pain.[] Internal swelling is relatively common, resulting in presentation to hospital with severe stomach or chest pains without external swelling at the same time.[]

  • Esophageal Obstruction

    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[] Esophageal ulceration is a common sequelae of EVS with chest pain, stricture, and perforation occurring less frequently.[] Drooling may be noticed if there is a complete luminal obstruction. This leads eventually to cachexia and influences the patient's quality and duration of life.[]

  • Hypersalivation

    5 Other symptoms include; inability to swallow oral secretions, throat pain, odynophagia, hypersalivation , retrosternal fullness and regurgitation of undigested food. d)[] Based on a recently published paper hypersalivation should be considered as the primary form of sialorrhea, and drooling corresponds to its secondary form.[] Primary outcome was the change from baseline to the end of study in the severity of hypersalivation as measured with the Nocturnal Hypersalivation Rating Scale and the Drooling[]

  • Ludwig's Angina

    […] extraction or dental abscess; it can also complicate mandibular fractures, foreign body or laceration of the floor of the mouth, tongue piercings Signs / symptoms : dysphagia, odynophagia[] pain oppressive in nature of one day of evolution.[] Statistics from Accident & Emergency Anaesthetics Dentistry Infectious Diseases Ent A 3-year-old boy presented with a 3-day history of fever, swelling in his neck, drooling[]

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