Dysphagia Following Anterior Cervical Arthrodesis Is Associated with Continuous, Strong Retraction of the Esophagus
- Lodging a Complaint. McCue, Jack D.; Butler, Frederick // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p45
Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of dysphagia in a patient with Zenker's diverticulum. Medical history and clinical presentation of the patient; Characteristics and causes of esophageal dysphagia; Symptoms and diagnosis of Zenker's diverticulum.
- Esophageal Dysphagia from Ingestion of Foil Packaging Tablet. Gelfand, Martin D.; Durning Jr., Ronald B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec78, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p940
Presents a study that reported a case of dysphagia after ingestion of incompletely unwrapped medication. Effect of removing the presence of objects obstructing the gastrointestinal tract or airway; Objects commonly retained in the esophagus that can cause erosion or perforation leading to...
- Upper Esophageal Ring. Lesser, Paul B.; Moyer, Patricia; Andrews, Philip J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May78, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p657
Presents case reports of patients who had circumferential ringlike structures that represent probable causes for dysplasia. Clinical condition of the patients; Symptoms; Treatment.
- Dysphagia: An Overview. Terrado, Marilyn; Russell, Carlene; Bowman, Julia B. // MEDSURG Nursing;Oct2001, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p233
Presents information on dysphagia. Stages of a normal swallow and relevant anatomy and physiology; Basic components in the assessment of patients with dysphagia; Strategies used in the management of dysphagia.
- DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING. Ludman, Harold // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/7/1981, Vol. 282 Issue 6266, p799
Examines the occurence of acute dysphagia. Role of inflammatory disorders and foreign bodies in occurence of acute dysphagia; Implication of chronic dysphagia for the identification of affected stage of swallowing; Causes of difficulty of swallowing.
- When dermatology meets gastroenterology: a case of odynophagia. // Gut;Jun2013, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p851
The article provides an answer to a question related to a case of the progressive dysphagia and odynophagia.
- Dysphagia in a 58-Year-Old Man. FREELS, MICHAEL; CARLSON, SEAN W. // American Family Physician;11/15/2014, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p727
A quiz about dysphagia is presented.
- OSSIFICATION OF THE POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT. Belanger, Theodore A.; Roh, Jeffrey S.; Hanks, Stephen E.; Kang, James D.; Emery, Sanford E.; Bohlman, Henry H. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2005, Vol. 87-A Issue 3, p610
Background: Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament is commonly associated with cervical myelopathy. Surgical treatment is a matter of controversy. We report on a series of patients who were managed with anterior cervical decompression and arthrodesis for the treatment of cervical...
- An Unusually Large Esophageal Foreign Body: A Live Whole Fish. Janjarussin, Ong-art; Kasemsuwan, Lalida // Journal of Otolaryngology;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p372
Relates the case of a 31-year-old Thai man who swallowed a live whole fish which was lodged in the esophagus. Presenting symptoms; Past medical history; Diagnostic procedures; Treatment regimen.