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143 Possible Causes for Intermittent Dysphagia

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    These rings cause intermittent dysphagia for solids. Symptoms can begin at any age but usually do not begin until after age 25.[merckmanuals.com] dysphagia associated with solids amongst the adult population.[symptoma.com] Patients classically present with intermittent dysphagia to solids. Diagnosis is made by endoscopy or a barium esophagram .[journals.lww.com]

  • Nutcracker Esophagus

    An 87-year-old woman with severe retrosternal pain and intermittent dysphagia was referred to the clinic for further evaluation.[nejm.org] The usual presentation is intermittent dysphagia with occasional chest pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Video Nutcracker Esophagus. (00:06) An 87-year-old woman with severe retrosternal pain and intermittent dysphagia was referred to the clinic for further evaluation.[nejm.org]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The usual presentation is intermittent dysphagia with occasional chest pain.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Presentation [ 3 , 4 ] The presentation is usually with painless, intermittent dysphagia.[patient.info] On close questioning, she had intermittent solid food dysphagia at the level of the sternal notch for 3 years without any other alarming or progressive symptoms for which[jdeonline.in] The dysphagia is usually painless and intermittent or progressive over years, limited to solids and sometimes associated with weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophagitis

    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[bjgp.org]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Abstract The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intermittent non-progressive dysphagia was the main presenting complaint, while one also had an acute food impaction.[web.archive.org] Each of these is experienced intermittently by over 5% of the population and 55 to 63% report at least one of these symptoms [ 1 , 10 - 14 ].[hon.ch]

  • Esophageal Web

    dysphagia If cervical web and iron deficiency consider Plummer-Vinson Syndrome (also achlorhydria, glossitis & stomatitis) If distal esophagus "steak house syndrome" Zenker's[fprmed.com] dysphagia and impaction of a bolus of food Treatment Intraluminal balloon dilatation.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] It tends to mark the proximal part of a hiatus hernia and usually presents in a patient aged over 50 years whose main complaint is intermittent dysphagia to solid food, spanning[patient.info]

  • Corkscrew Esophagus

    ., and Jonathan Fletcher, M.R.C.P. 1 Citing Article A 74-year-old man presented with a 30-year history of intermittent dysphagia and regurgitation, which his doctor had initially[nejm.org] He reports intermittent dysphagia to solids and liquids. He denies any reflux symptoms or weight loss. He does not have any risk factors for cardiac disease.[acpinternist.org] Clinical Findings Chest pain is the hallmark Dysphagia Heartburn Regurgitation Imaging Findings Most barium swallows will be abnormal The classical but uncommon finding is[learningradiology.com]

  • Dysphagia Lusoria

    […] diagnosis in intermittent dysphagia. ( 27093895 ) Febrero B....Parrilla P. 2017 8 Dysphagia Lusoria with a supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. ( 28967151[malacards.org] Postoperatively two patients became symptom-free, the other patient still has intermittent dysphagia.[nature.com] […] lusoria. ( 24438543 ) Lesko M....Vojacek J. 2014 15 The Third Esophageal Sphincter: A Case of Dysphagia Lusoria. ( 26157887 ) Breaux J....Connolly S.E. 2014 16 Intermittent[malacards.org]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    Gastric volvulus as a cause of intermittent dysphagia. Dig Dis Sci . 1998 May. 43(5):1057-60. [Medline] . Tsang TK, Walker R, Yu DJ.[emedicine.medscape.com] Dysphagia may occur if the gastroesophageal junction is distorted.[emedicine.medscape.com] Chronic gastric volvulus Patients with chronic gastric volvulus typically present with intermittent epigastric pain and abdominal fullness after meals.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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