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1,105 Possible Causes for Progressive Dysphagia

  • 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] After the symptom of esophageal dysphagia is confirmed, it should be further characterized. What is the time course? The frequency? Is the dysphagia progressive?[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • 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]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Clinical Manifestations The syndrome of epiglottitis begins with the acute onset of fever, sore throat, hoarseness, drooling, dysphagia and progresses within a few hours to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • Herpes Esophagitis

    A 19-year-old white woman presented with a 6-month history of progressively worsening dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She initially had dysphagia only for solid foods, but it has now progressed to liquids as well.[shmabstracts.com] Heartburn and dysphagia are the most common symptoms. In most series patients have strictures and hiatal hernias.[nature.com]

  • 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[academic.oup.com] A 56-year-old woman with a poorly controlled type-2 diabetes mellitus presented with progressive dysarthria, dysphagia, and general weakness for 5 days.[imagejournals.org] Definition (MSH) A demyelinating condition affecting the PONS and characterized clinically by an acute progressive QUADRIPLEGIA; DYSARTHRIA; DYSPHAGIA; and alterations of[fpnotebook.com]

  • Candida Esophagitis

    She initially had dysphagia only for solid foods, but it has now progressed to liquids as well.[shmabstracts.com] […] and little or no weight loss, whereas patients with malignant strictures have recent onset of progressive dysphagia and substantial weight loss.[appliedradiology.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]

  • 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] NB : sudden or progressive worsening of symptoms in a patient aged over 55 years, or the development of dysphagia, anaemia, persistent vomiting or weight loss at any age,[patient.info]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Her clear perception of new difficulties in oropharyngeal function was consistent with progression of the objective measures of dysphagia.[nejm.org] Symptoms of dysphagia are progressive and appear to be more severe in patients who had bulbar involvement during the original attack of polio.[nejm.org] […] help to assess the progression of the disease accurately.[nejm.org]

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