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114 Possible Causes for Deglutition Disorder, Recurrent Pneumonia, Weight Loss

  • Esophagitis

    Can be associated with weight loss, heartburn, regurgitation (especially with lying flat), and aspiration pneumonias.[] Symptoms can include difficult or painful swallowing, unintentional weight loss or food regurgitation. 0 0 Gastro Health Gastro Health 2013-09-09 11:44:27 2019-04-10 03:02[] . • Lose weight if needed — a five- or 10-pound weight loss can help. • Stop smoking.[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Weight loss improved pH profiles and symptoms (evidence B). Weight loss and head of bed elevation are effective lifestyle interventions for GERD.[] Deglutition Disorders Esophageal Diseases Gastrointestinal Diseases Digestive System Diseases Signs and Symptoms, Digestive Signs and Symptoms[] Some of these atypical symptoms may include: Laryngitis-Chronic Cough-Hoarseness or Voice Disturbances Bronchitis and/or Asthma Recurrent Pneumonia Sleep Apnea Acid erosion[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    On admission, the patient presented with weight loss, cough and hemoptysis.[] As such, common symptoms of lung cancer may include: Coughing up blood Recurrent pneumonia due to obstruction of the airways by a tumor Persistent cough At the current time[] Case 2 A 53-year-old female smoker presented with shortness of breath and weight loss.[]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    She suffered from recurrent pneumonia, obstructive bronchitis, and problems with swallowing solid food. Her family noted a wet pillow in the morning.[] We describe a case of third-trimester weight loss due to the nausea and vomiting of achalasia.[] Deglutition Disorders Esophageal Diseases Gastrointestinal Diseases Digestive System Diseases[]

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Pneumonia, cytomegalovirus, aspergillus (a type of fungus), and Pneumocystis jiroveci (a fungus) are among the most serious life-threatening infections.[] A 30-year-old lady presented with fever, dry cough and weight loss for the preceding five months.[] An 80-year-old man was admitted to hospital with low-grade fever, weight loss, asthenia and anorexia.[]

  • Amyloidosis

    MGUS and myeloma patients that have atypical features, including unexplained weight loss; lower extremity edema, early satiety, and dyspnea on exertion should be considered[] pneumonias and neoplasia.[] loss, and GI symptoms.[]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    A 65-year-old woman with Sjögren's syndrome presented with recurrent abdominal distension, constipation, weight loss, orthostatic dizziness, loss of sweating and incomplete[] […] bronchitis Pneumonia Pleurisy Interstitial lung disease Malabsorption B12 and other vitamin deficiencies Stomach upset Gastroparesis Dehydration Personal/vaginal dryness[] Further history revealed frequent dental caries, xerostomia and recent weight loss.[]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Cricopharyngeal myotomy for dysphagia and recurrent pneumonia can alleviate symptoms in severe cases although recurrence has been noted after many years.[] The importance of OPMD is emphasized, not only in its differential of ptosis, but also because of the possible sequella from the dysphagia of weight loss, pulmonary infection[] Key words: Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy — Dysphagia — DeglutitionDeglutition disorders — Progressive disorders.[]

  • Esophageal Stenosis

    We report a case of a 56-year-old woman with a history of allogenic bone marrow transplantation for two years, complaining with dysphagia and weight loss.[] The first was a one-month-old baby boy who was referred for work up of swallowing disorder and recurrent pneumonias.[] It is, however a serious medical problem that may require otolaryngologic intervention because of life-threatening dysphagia and weight loss.[]

  • Neoplasm of the Esophagus

    Symptoms are sometimes quite subtle, and can range from regurgitation of undigested food, difficulty swallowing, aspiration, or recurrent pneumonias.[] Weight loss. If the tumor becomes too large to allow enough food through the esophagus, weight loss can occur.[] Some of these symptoms may ultimately cause weight loss.[]

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