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173 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Progressive Dysphagia

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Both of our patients had common symptoms of progressive dysphagia and significant weight loss at presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive dysphagia and weight loss are the most recognizable symptoms. The prognosis depends upon the stage of the tumor.[symptoma.com] The clinical features commonly seen in the patients of esophageal carcinoma include the following: Progressive dysphagia: Dysphagia in esophageal carcinomas is at first intermittent[symptoma.com]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    Most patients have progressive dysphagia for both liquids and solids. This article describes the symptoms of achalasia, its diagnosis, and treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He or she analyzes the X-ray image to see if the esophagus is abnormally dilated.[nyulangone.org] We describe a patient who developed an ataxic sensory syndrome associated with xerophthalmia and progressive dysphagia with regurgitation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    Therefore, the abnormal projection of descending aorta on chest x-ray indicated the aortic aneurysm. The size of the aneurysm on chest x-ray has not changed for 2 years.[nature.com] An 87-year old man with a past medical history of a descending aortic aneurysm for 20 years presented with progressive dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnostic highlights General Comments: Because this condition causes no symptoms, it is often diagnosed through routine physical examinations or chest x-rays.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Her clear perception of new difficulties in oropharyngeal function was consistent with progression of the objective measures of dysphagia.[nejm.org] Symptoms of dysphagia are progressive and appear to be more severe in patients who had bulbar involvement during the original attack of polio.[nejm.org] […] help to assess the progression of the disease accurately.[nejm.org]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    A 37-year-old man with anti-muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK) antibody-positive myasthenia gravis (MG) presented with subacute progressive dysphagia and muscle weakness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest x-ray, CT scan or MRI may be performed to examine the thymus gland, because abnormalities of the thymus are often linked with myasthenia gravis.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Conclusion MG is a diagnosis that should be suspected in the cases of progressive dysphagia.[dx.doi.org]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Abstract Tumors originating in the neck are well-known causes of progressive dysphagia and dyspnea (including stridor), and thyroid lymphoma is an uncommon example.[uknowledge.uky.edu]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    We present a 48-year-old male with AS suffering from progressive dysphagia to soft foods and liquids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dysphagia due to a giant anterior osteophyte of the cervical spine in AS is extremely rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Perforation

    A 53-year-old man was admitted because of progressive dysphagia and retrosternal pain for 20 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

    We report the case of progressive dysphagia and neck pain due to DISH of the cervical spine in a 70-year-old man, which was surgically removed with excellent postoperative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present the case of a 54-year-old woman with progressive dysphagia due to DISH of the cervical spine, which is a relatively rare pathology in neurosurgical practice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 65-year-old man complaining of progressive dysphagia due to DISH.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae

    We present a case of a previously asymptomatic diabetic patient showing clinical symptoms of painful swelling in the anterior neck followed by progressing dysphagia, who was[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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