dysphagia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dysphagia condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dysphagia In pathology, difficulty in swallowing. Also dysphagy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dysphagia dis-fā′ji-a difficulty in swallowing—also Dys′phagy
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Usage

In literature:

There are also dysphagia, thirst, dyspnoea, small and frequent pulse, anxious expression, shock.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Dysphagia is rarely a prominent symptom.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Paralysis, Chorea Scrofula, Fistula Lachrymalis, Deafness, Dysphagia, White Swelling, and Distortions of the Spine.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Dysphagia as a neurosis in children is uncommon.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
From one-half to two per cent, usually before meals, for dysphagia.
"Nurses' Papers on Tuberculosis :" by Various
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In news:

A 42-year-old man presented to the Center for Voice and Swallowing with symptoms of intermittent dysphagia and substernal chest pain.
Zenker diverticula rarely extend deep into the chest and induce severe dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia.
Killian-Jamieson diverticulum is generally smaller than Zenker diverticulum and is associated with less dysphagia, regurgitation, and gastroesophageal reflux.
Positional dysphagia secondary to a Chiari I malformation.
Proximal esophageal amyloidoma presenting with life-threatening dysphagia .
Oropharyngeal dysphagia occurs in up to a third of patients presenting with a unilateral hemiplegic stroke, yet its neurophysiological basis remains unknown.
A 51-year-old man presented to the Center for Voice and Swallowing complaining of solid-food dysphagia and pyrosis.
We describe the case of a 57-year-old man who was referred to us with persistent sore throat, dysphagia, and enlarged tonsils.
Oesophageal motility disorders comprise various abnormal manometric patterns which usually present with dysphagia or chest pain.
Oesophageal motility disorders comprise various abnormal manometric patterns which usually present with dysphagia or chest pain.
Oropharyngeal dysphagia occurs in up to a third of patients presenting with a unilateral hemiplegic stroke, yet its neurophysiological basis remains unknown.
A 46-year-old man presented to the Center for Voice and Swallowing with symptoms of globus, pyrosis, and solid-food dysphagia.
Proximal esophageal amyloidoma presenting with life-threatening dysphagia.
A 46-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with an 8-hour history of progressive throat pain, dysphagia, and odynophagia.
Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing detected severe pharyngeal dysphagia and aspiration, as well as an intermittent cough reflex with all consistencies in the upright position .
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