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53 Possible Causes for Hiccup, Hoarseness, Vocal Cord Paralysis

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    He had dysphagia, weight loss and hoarseness of voice. Lab tests potassium of 2.5 mmol/l, with normal sodium, urea, creatinine. Bicarbonate 35 mmol/l.[] Phrenic nerve Diaphragmatic paralysis Recurrent laryngeal N. Vocal cord paralysis. SVC Dilated neck & anterior chest wall veins. Pulmonary artery Pulmonary oligemia.[] […] return (causing edema) from: Arms: limb edema Periorbital area: periorbital edema Ocular mucosal membranes: chemosis (visual disturbance) Pharynx and larynx: stridor and hoarseness[]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Herein, we present a rare case of a 44-year-old male patient with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus associated with the clinical symptoms of progressive dysphagia and hoarseness[] Compression of the recurrent laryngeal nerve may lead to vocal cord paralysis and hoarseness.[] […] oesophageal cancer which may cause a patient to present to a doctor include: Dysphagia Weight loss Loss of appetite Odynophagia Hoarseness Melaena Retrosternal pain Intractable hiccups[]

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    His presenting symptom was hoarseness of three months duration.[] Vocal cord paralysis should be suspected in patients with postoperative hoarseness and confirmed by direct examination.[] Abstract Hoarseness due to left recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis was first described in 1897 by Norbert Ortner.[]

  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction

    […] review the literature found using the following search terms: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, motor neuron disease, stridor, laryngospasm, vocal cord abductor paresis, and hoarseness[] Vocal cord paralysis is a common cause of neonatal stridor. Familial vocal cord dysfunction, however, is unusual. All three siblings in one family had neonatal stridor.[] Hiccups and Laryngospasm Any information provided on this website should not be considered medical advice or a substitute for a consultation with a physician.[]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    MRI results showed that the lesions located in the rostral part of the medulla were usually diagonal band-shaped and were associated with more severe dysphagia, hoarseness[] cord paralysis (IX, X nerve nuclei) facial numbness (nucleus V) Horner's syndrome (descending sympathetic fibers) loss of taste (tractus solitarius) - Contralateral loss[] Nystagmus, diplopia, and hiccups were also evident.[]

  • Laryngeal Herpes

    Hoarseness is a harsh, rough, raspy quality to the voice. Hoarseness is generally caused by irritation of, or injury to, the vocal cords.[] A white erosive lesion was noted on hemilateral side of the larynx, but no vocal cord paralysis was observed in either patient.[] Acta Medica Iranica. 2010; 48(4): 277-278 6 Herpes zoster laryngitis with intractable hiccups Morinaka, S.[]

  • Chronic Laryngitis

    Fold : Laryngitis Acute and Chronic The term laryngitis is used to describe an inflammation (swelling) of the vocal fold mucosa (cover) causing mild to severe dysphonia (hoarseness[] cords and larynx, not elsewhere classified J38.0 Paralysis of vocal cords and larynx J38.1 Polyp of vocal cord and larynx J38.2 Nodules of vocal cords J38.3 Other diseases[] Clinical Manifestations Cough with little yellow sputum Spitting saliva Wheezing Shortness of breath Dry, uncomfortable sensation in throat Hiccups Dry mouth Coughing up difficult-to-expectorate[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    On the other hand, use of ICS has been associated with an increase in the number of cases of pneumonia ( TORCH ; GOLD 2011 ) and of other adverse outcomes such as hoarseness[] Most adverse events were mild to moderate; however, approximately 50% reported transient hiccups.[] The potential side effects of nicotine gum include dyspepsia, singultus (hiccups) and a mandible pain.[]

  • Spasmodic Croup

    The voice is hoarse but not lost. The cough has a characteristic brazen tone.[] Bilateral vocal-cord paralysis produces a high-pitched inspiratory stridor. (Stridor doesn’t occur in unilateral vocal-cord paralysis.)[] Record number: 18, Textual support number: 1 OBS The term "hiccup" is recommended by the Medical Signs and Symptoms Committee. 4, record 18, English, - hiccup Record 18,[]

  • Mediastinal Disease

    […] however, they often result from compression of the surrounding structures and may include: Cough Shortness of breath Chest pain Fever Chills Night sweats Coughing up blood Hoarseness[] cord paralysis heart problems ( superior vena cava syndrome, pericardial tamponade, arrhythmias) neurologic abnormalities weight loss and other immune, autoimmune, and endocrine[] […] which are sometimes mistakenly attributed to a cold or flu, include shortness of breath, cough, fever, chills, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, swollen lymph nodes and hoarseness[]

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