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336 Possible Causes for Solid Dysphagia

  • Esophagitis

    Many people experience chest pain, difficulty swallowing solid food (dysphagia), and heartburn as a result of EoE.[] Symptoms The most common eosinophilic esophagitis symptoms are dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) mostly with solid food.[] Achalasia Chronic liquid and solid food dysphagia. Can be associated with weight loss, heartburn, regurgitation (especially with lying flat), and aspiration pneumonias.[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    […] food dysphagia requires aggressive PPI treatment or surgery Please rate topic.[] Presence of persistent daily solid food dysphagia, unplanned weight loss over ten pounds, esophageal bleeding, or vomiting more than once per week).[] Increases in esophagogastric transit time of liquid barium and solid boluses correlate positively with the presence of postoperative dysphagia. [11] Degree of confidence The[]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Patients tend to report symptoms such as dysphagia to solid foods and prior intake of gastroesophageal reflux-related medication that had no effect.[] Article / Publication Details First-Page Preview Abstract Schatzki’s or lower esophageal ring (LER) is one of the most common causes of solid food dysphagia.[] These rings cause intermittent dysphagia for solids. Symptoms can begin at any age but usually do not begin until after age 25.[]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The patient had a longstanding history of anemia and slowly progressive dysphagia of solid food.[] Four patients with cervical web of the esophagus were studied, dysphagia was mostly for solids, which were non-progressive and were present for years before they presented[] Full Text A 46-year old woman presented with progressive dysphagia to solids for 2 months. On examination she was pale and had glossitis and cheilitis ( Fig. 1 ).[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    OBJECTIVE: To analyse peptidase activities in the removed tonsils and adenoids from patients with chronic tonsillitis, tonsillar hyperplasia and adenoid hyperplasia. METHODS: We have analyzed 48 tissue samples from patients undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy for chronic tonsillitis, tonsillar hyperplasia or[…][]

  • Esophageal Stenosis

    She underwent four endoscopic balloon dilatations that then allowed her to swallow solid food with intermittent mild dysphagia.[] CES should be sought for in patients who present with dysphagia to solid food that begins after the first 6 months of life.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)[] It is a commonly encountered cause of solid food dysphagia.[]

  • Esophageal Obstruction

    In malignant lesions, the dysphagia to solids is the initial symptom, progressing to semi-solids and finally to liquids.[] The median dysphagia score dropped from 3 (able to eat liquids only) to 1 (some dysphagia with solid food), and seven of the eight patients had an improvement of at least[] Secondary endpoints were relief of dysphagia measured by a dysphagia score (grade 0 no dysphagia, grade 1 able to eat solid food, grade 2 semisolids only, grade 3 liquids[]

  • Neoplasm of the Esophagus

    Most patients will clinically present with dysphagia, regurgitation of solids or liquids, aspiration, and/or heartburn between the ages of 30 and 60.[] 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[] The most common symptom is difficulty swallowing ( dysphagia ). Initially, swallowing solids is difficult. Over time, even swallowing liquids becomes difficult.[]

  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    She became symptomatic 2 years before presentation, but presented for treatment when dysphagia to both solids and liquids developed.[] ., child of 3 years and 2 months complaining of drool and dysphagia for solid foods for about 14 months.[] Case Report A 29-year-old female presented with progressive dysphagia since 2 months.[]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    Patients present with dysphagia for both solids and liquids, which differentiates it from dysphagias that only involve solids and are characteristic of tumors of the gastroesophageal[] Most patients have progressive dysphagia for both liquids and solids. This article describes the symptoms of achalasia, its diagnosis, and treatment.[] Dysphagia for both solids and liquids is the major symptom.[]

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