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15 Possible Causes for Down Syndrome, Dry Cough, Intermittent Dysphagia

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    […] clearance from the esophagus - These can cause abnormal reflux Neurodevelopmental disabilities - Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including cerebral palsy, Down[] The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[] A persistent regurgitation of the acid into the throat and back of the mouth particularly at night may lead to a persistent dry cough.[]

  • Esophagitis

    (eg, Cornelia de Lange syndrome, Down syndrome); and those with chronic lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis (2,3).[] In adults, the most common presenting symptoms are intermittent dysphagia and dyspepsia. 4, 5 In children, the presentation is more variable with symptoms such as regurgitation[] Food leaked up from his stomach at night giving a feeling of queasiness and an irritating, persistent, dry cough.[]

  • Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery

    CONCLUSIONS: ARSA appears to be a clinically useful prenatal ultrasound marker of Down syndrome.[] Figure 1 A 45-year-old woman had had intermittent dysphagia for two years.[] Lung India 2017;34:292-4 A 59-year-old woman was referred to us for the evaluation of dry cough, which she had for the past 9 years.[]

  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Intermittent esophageal dilation, typically in an “on-demand” fashion for recurrent symptoms of dysphagia, is also a possible maintenance strategy.[] . • Dysphagia (Difficulty swallowing) • Dry cough, hoarseness of voice • Occasionally, nausea • Regurgitation of food or sour liquid (acid reflux) • Common symptoms in children[] Your symptoms could include a dry cough, asthma symptoms, or trouble swallowing. Anyone, including infants and children, can have GERD.[]

  • Food Allergy

    Celiac disease also is more common among people with certain other diseases, such as Down syndrome, Turner syndrome, and type 1 diabetes.[] Only two patients had intermittent dysphagia. The average dysphagia score decreased from 2.1 to 0.3 ( P 0.002).[] cough Odd taste in mouth Severe symptoms may include one or more of the following Swelling of the lips, tongue, and/or throat that blocks breathing Trouble swallowing Shortness[]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    Infants with Down Syndrome (DS) are at risk of developing a transient abnormal myelopoiesis (TAM).[] […] tamponade), cough, and dysphagia.[] Other symptoms that may occur with bacterial pericarditis include: pain when you breathe shortness of breath when lying down a fever a dry cough fatigue a general feeling[]

  • Mediastinopericarditis

    Patients with diabetes, obesity, steroid therapy and bilateral internal mammary artery take-downs (reducing the sternal blood supply) are at increased risk.[] Common associated signs and symptoms include low-grade intermittent fever, dyspnea, cough, and dysphagia.[] Observation 3 (Kussmaul, 1873): A 34 year old unemployed servant girl, whose mother had died of pulmonary disease, had suffered for many years each winter from a dry cough[]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    Achalasia and Down’s syndrome: coincidental association or something else?. Am J Gastroenterol 1999; 94: 1674-1677[] In diffuse esophageal spasm, contractions are of high amplitude and are poorly coordinated so that peristalsis is intermittent; patients complain of chest pain and dysphagia[] Dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) and dry mouth (xerostomia) are not unusual in patients with achalasia.[]

  • Central Sleep Apnea

    Other underlying disorders were Prader-Willi syndrome (N   3), achondroplasia (N   2), and Down syndrome, with one patient having an achondroplasia and a Down syndrome.[] -Diminished or absent respiratory effort in an intermittent or cyclic pattern due to CNS or cardiac dysfunction -On a sleep study, a cessation of decrease of both effort and[] Cough, dry mouth, and sore throat upon waking. Difficulty concentrating; memory loss; personality changes.[]

  • Pharyngeal Disease

    Symptoms and Signs Most patients have fever, sore throat, odynophagia, and swelling in the neck down to the hyoid bone.[] Dysphagia Where is the obstruction? True dysphagia or sensation of lump. Weight loss usually accompanied with carcinomas due to swallowing difficulties.[] Caffeine, alcohol, antihistamines, and menthol containing cough drops all have a drying effect and should be avoided. Avoid tobacco.[]

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