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1,242 Possible Causes for Progressive Dysphagia

  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Progressive dysphagia for solids is the most common presenting symptom. This may progress to include liquids.[gastrointestinalatlas.com] […] to return after therapeutic dilation. 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 Over time both solid and liquid dysphagia may develop due to progressive narrowing of the stricture and associated[nature.com] This causes difficulty in food to pass through and leads to dysphagia.[news-medical.net]

  • Esophageal Stenosis

    A 5-year-old girl with Stevens-Johnson syndrome developed progressive dysphagia secondary to esophageal stenosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had self-discontinued his antireflux medication, and presented with a 2-week history of progressive dysphagia.[endoatlas.com] Patients with severe forms of congenital esophageal stenosis typically present during infancy or early childhood with symptoms of progressive dysphagia on ingestion of solid[ajronline.org]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Both of our patients had common symptoms of progressive dysphagia and significant weight loss at presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive dysphagia and weight loss are the most recognizable symptoms. The prognosis depends upon the stage of the tumor.[symptoma.com] The clinical features commonly seen in the patients of esophageal carcinoma include the following: Progressive dysphagia: Dysphagia in esophageal carcinomas is at first intermittent[symptoma.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    We report a 64 year old Chinese-Malaysian woman who presented with progressive dysphagia and bilateral ptosis for about 6 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications of OPMD include ptosis and progressive dysphagia leading to eventual malnutrition and aspiration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] dysphagia and bilateral blepharoptosis rather than peripheral muscular weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    Most patients have progressive dysphagia for both liquids and solids. This article describes the symptoms of achalasia, its diagnosis, and treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a patient who developed an ataxic sensory syndrome associated with xerophthalmia and progressive dysphagia with regurgitation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms are slowly progressive dysphagia, usually to both liquids and solids, and regurgitation of undigested food.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Neoplasm of the Esophagus

    Patients with advanced disease may present with progressive dysphagia (solids first, followed by liquids as the disease progresses), unintentional weight loss (10% or more[aafp.org] It is usually asymptomatic until an advanced disease stage with common presenting symptoms being dysphagia (at first with solids then progressing to fluids) and weight loss[orpha.net] Dysphagia is the most common symptom, and is rapid in onset, progressing from difficulty in swallowing solid food and later to liquid within a matter of weeks.[surgwiki.com]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    […] and acid reflux Associated conditions other autoimmune diseases Prognosis systemic scleroderma is rapidly progressive involvement of pulmonary, renal, or cardiac systems[medbullets.com] The most common source of decreased motility is the esophagus and the lower esophageal sphincter, leading to dysphagia and chest pain.[en.wikipedia.org] Swelling of the skin is usually symmetric and progresses to induration.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Esophageal Candidiasis

    […] and little or no weight loss, whereas patients with malignant strictures have recent onset of progressive dysphagia and substantial weight loss.[appliedradiology.com] She initially had dysphagia only for solid foods, but it has now progressed to liquids as well.[shmabstracts.com] Achalasia Presentation: Equal M:F incidence, most common in middle-age Slow progression of dysphagia Increased incidence of carcinoma Etiology: Unknown, although esophageal[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis

    Case Report A 47-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with complaints of progressive dysphagia and dysarthria for a week, and this occurred just 2 days after he stopped[alcalc.oxfordjournals.org] We describe here a case of CPM that also displayed EPM without hyponatremia after alcohol withdrawal in a chronic alcoholic, and this resulted in a transient progressive course[alcalc.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    This is a case report of a 33 year old Asian female who presented with slowly progressive dysphagia and a long history of iron deficiency anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had a 4-year history of severe iron deficiency anemia, a 2-year history of progressive dysphagia and weight loss, and a greater than 90% benign upper esophageal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had a longstanding history of anemia and slowly progressive dysphagia of solid food.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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