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488 Possible Causes for Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus, Thickening of the Skull

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    In contrast to other conditions, in DM1 there are often associated calvarial abnormalities with thickening of the skull due to a generalized hyperostotic potential.[ajnr.org]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common condition caused by the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. Patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease usually present with heartburn and acid regurgitation into the esophagus. A minority of patients present with supraesophageal symptoms such as dental[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Thickening of the Skull
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    In older infants with rickets, sitting and crawling are delayed, as is fontanelle closure; there is bossing of the skull and costochondral thickening.[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Van Buchem Disease

    This disease is characterized most notably by mandibular enlargement and thickening of the skull.[radiopaedia.org] Symptoms - Hyperostosis corticalis generalisata * Thickening of skull bone * Thickening of collar bone * Thickening of jaw bone * Thickening of rib bones * Thickening of main[checkorphan.org] Head computerized tomography (CT) scan revealed thickened calvarium, skull base and mandible in all three children, with narrowed facial nerve canals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Sinusitis

    Imaging findings ranged from thickening of sinus mucosa to invasion of the orbit and skull base.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Acne Vulgaris

    It occurs most often in men of African heritage and causes scars and thickening of the skin.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] chronic, discolored, indurated surfaces. keloid acne Acne keloidalis nuchae. acne keloidalis nuchae Chronic follicular infection of the skin at the occiput (base of the skull[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna

    Hyperostosis frontalis interna is the term used to describe the thickening of the frontal bones of the skull.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition / general Also called thickened calvarium May be due to intracranial hypotension associated with chronic shunting, as skull lacks the outward pressure needed to[pathologyoutlines.com] The thickened bone, while always affecting the frontal bones, can sometimes involve the parietal bones of the skull as well.[wisegeek.com]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Corkscrew Esophagus

    There are multiple tertiary contractions in the distal esophagus (black arrow) on this barium esophagram.[learningradiology.com] Tertiary contractions with cork screw esophagus. Dysphagia. Dilated atonic lower 2/3 of the esophagus (smooth Reflux. muscles).[slideshare.net] This finding, referred to as a “corkscrew” esophagus, can be seen in diffuse esophageal spasm from abnormal, tertiary contractions.[nejm.org]

    Missing: Thickening of the Skull
  • Benign Migratory Glossitis

    […] as increased thickening of the skull and osteoporotic changes, [15] , [16] mandibular infarction that may be followed by osteosclerosis, [17] , [18] osteomyelitis of the[ijdr.in] […] as increased thickening of the skull and osteoporotic changes, [15], [16] mandibular infarction that may be followed by osteosclerosis, [17], [18] osteomyelitis of the mandible[doi.org] These orofacial changes in HbSS as reported in the literature include midfacial overgrowth attributable to marrow hyperplasia, [13] , [14] other skull and jaw changes such[ijdr.in]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Esophageal Achalasia

    The barium swallow showed a mildly dilated esophagus with tertiary contractions, delayed emptying of the esophagus, and a narrowed gastroesophageal junction ( Fig. 1 ).[jnmjournal.org] […] of barium with the patient in the recumbent position Antegrade and retrograde motion of barium in the esophagus secondary to uncoordinated, nonpropulsive, tertiary contractions[emedicine.com] […] pooling or stasis of barium in the esophagus when the esophagus has become atonic or non-contractile (a late feature in the disease) uncoordinated, non-propulsive, tertiary[radiopaedia.org]

    Missing: Thickening of the Skull

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