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156 Possible Causes for Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration, Weight Loss due to Dysphagia

  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    Oculopharyngodistal myopathy is a rare type of hereditary myopathy characterised pathologically by the changes of muscular dystrophy with rimmed vacuoles and intra-muscular tubulofilamentous inclusions. Here we report the clinical and myopathological changes in a Chinese family with oculopharyngodistal myopathy. The[…][]

  • Zenker Diverticulum

    Patients are typically elderly, and they can present with halitosis, dysphagia, regurgitation, or recurrent pneumonias as a result of aspiration.[] […] cricopharyngeal muscle, and weight loss [ 3 ].[] Symptoms include dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), regurgitation, and cough, and the condition may ultimately lead to weight loss and/or aspiration.[]

  • Esophagitis

    Achalasia Chronic liquid and solid food dysphagia. Can be associated with weight loss, heartburn, regurgitation (especially with lying flat), and aspiration pneumonias.[] Eosinophilia is thought to be due to a reactive process from stasis of esophageal contents.[]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    A 64 year old woman presented with persistent and severe symptoms due to recurrent aspiration pneumonias associated with oesophageal reflux.[] An 80-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with recurrent right-sided aspiration pneumonia, found on barium swallow to be due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis[]

    Missing: Weight Loss due to Dysphagia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Patients with alarm features (such as weight loss, dysphagia, vomiting, bleeding), familiarity for gastrointestinal neoplasia and inflammatory bowel disease were excluded[] […] hundred and thirty-five consecutive patients attending our hospital for the first time between January 2002 and December 2003 on two days of the week (Monday and Wednesday) due[]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Nutrition supplementation is required for many patients with CIP due to symptoms of dysphagia, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss.[]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[] Neuropraxia of recurrent laryngeal nerve due to prolong intra-operative hypotension, even with normal endotracheal tube cuff pressure was the likely mechanism.[]

    Missing: Weight Loss due to Dysphagia
  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    Evaluation by a speech therapist is essential to minimize problems due to dysphagia and weight loss.[]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Patients may present with heartburn, dysphagia, odynophagia, food impaction, weight loss, and chest pain.[] Stricture of the gastroesophageal Junction due to long standing heartbur.[]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Patients with chronic gastrointestinal pseudo-obstruction present with weight loss, persistent constipation and abdominal obstruction.[] Some patients present with dysphagia, nausea, vomiting due to esophageal dysmotility or gastroparesis. Radiologic studies show small bowel, colonic or gastric dilation.[] […] hypotension, abnormal papillary responses, urinary retention, gastrointestinal paresis, hyperhydrosis, impotence, cardiac arrhythmias and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction due[]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

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