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3,030 Possible Causes for Dysphagia

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence regarding the effectiveness of orally ingested Echinacea extracts in reducing the incidence, severity, or duration of acute upper respiratory infections (URIs). SEARCH STRATEGIES: Information from a wide range of sources was used as background material. More than 100 articles,[…][]

  • Esophagitis

    This rare disorder should be considered in patients presenting with sudden-onset retrosternal pain in addition to dysphagia and odynophagia.[] The disease is characterized by esophageal symptoms, primarily dysphagia in adult patients, and esophageal eosinophilic infiltration.[] Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a unique form of non-IgE-mediated food allergy characterized by esophageal eosinophilic infiltration that commonly causes dysphagia and food[]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    In the OIRR group, 65.2 percent of patients who experienced dysphagia developed oral candidiasis, compared with only 10 percent in the ONIRR group.[] More frequently, however, it is physically uncomfortable, and the patient may complain of burning mouth, dysgeusia, dysphagia, anorexia, and weight loss, leading to nutritional[] Data were recorded on the following secondary outcomes if present: relief of pain, amount of analgesia, relief of dysphagia, incidence of systemic infection, duration of stay[]

  • Tonsillitis

    Abstract A 45-year-old woman presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 3-day history of fever, progressive sore throat, dysphagia, and difficulty speaking.[] We report a case of an otherwise healthy man who presented with dysphagia, odynophagia and neck pain following a sore throat.[] Acute: temporary tonsillitis that includes sore throat, fever, dysphagia, and other symptoms Recurrent: several episodes of acute tonsillitis within a year Chronic: ongoing[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    His syndrome was characterized over the first 6 to 9 years by progressive deterioration of speech production, alteration of mood, and dysphagia but near normal language, memory[] […] dying process Injuries and fractures caused by falls Thromboembolisms Pressure ulcers (bedsores) Stroke Kidney failure Lung infections like aspiration pneumonia caused by dysphagia[] Easterling and Elizabeth Robbins, Dementia and Dysphagia, Geriatric Nursing, 29, 4, (275), (2008). Marlís González-Fernández and Stephanie K.[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Outcomes selected were recurrent or persistent postoperative dysphagia and an abnormal 24-hour pH test result.[] The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[] We used the total number of patients in the study and the follow-up duration to calculate dysphagia rates.[]

  • Stroke

    The symptoms improved after forced diuresis, but 5.5 h later progression was observed, and the patient developed diplopia and dysphagia in addition to her initial symptoms[] CASE PRESENTATION: We describe a case of an 84-year old right-handed man who presented to hospital with dysarthria, dysphagia, right-sided facial drop, a history of generalized[] Rezai , Donald A Malone J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Mar 2017, 88 (3) 262-265; DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2016-313803 The association between delays in screening for and assessing dysphagia[]

  • Chronic Laryngitis

    The most common symptoms were dysphonia (53%), pain/soreness (45%), globus sensation (40%), cough (33%), excessive throat clearing (28%), and dysphagia (32%).[] Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) or odynophagia (pain on swallowing). Signs of serious systemic illness.[] Dysphagia. Globus pharyngeus (feeling of a lump in the throat). Continual throat clearing. Myalgia. Fever. Fatigue and malaise.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[] In severe cases, there may be dysphagia for fluids and even for saliva. Patients with fungal infections present with oral thrush in most of the cases.[] PHARYNGITISPHARYNGITIS • HISTORYHISTORY – Classic symptoms Classic symptoms Fever, throat pain, dysphagiaFever, throat pain, dysphagia VIRAL VIRAL Most likely concurrent[]

  • Acute Laryngitis

    Fever, malaise, dysphagia, and throat pain may occur in more severe infections. Laryngeal edema, although rare, may cause stridor and dyspnea.[]

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