Table 1: Aetiological factors for dysphagia Diagnostic Group Example Neurological Stroke Sub Arachnoid Haemorrhage Multiple Sclerosis Motor Neuron Disease Brain tumour Traumatic Brain Injury Encephalitis Post Polio Syndrome Developmental problems (Cleft palate) Musculoskeletal Cervical Osteophytes Spondylolisthesis Rheumatoid arthritis Disc Prolapse Malignancy Tongue Gum Larynx Pharynx Oesophagus Infection Candida Streptococcal Cardio respiratory Heart Failure COPD Lung Fibrosis Iatrogenic Post intubation Post surgery Other Pharyngeal pouch Pharyngeal atresia/stenosis Cricopharyngeal spasm Oesophageal atresia Oesophageal achalasia
Frailty Medication Anticholinergic medication Antibiotics Opiates Anti psychotics Benzodiazepines Calcium Channel Blockers Self Harm Bleach Fire
The two procedures involved patients with achalasia
, a rare disorder that prevents proper digestion.
is a condition in which there is loss of peristalsis of the smooth muscle of the esophagus, and failure of relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).
Investigators Prove Role of BTX A for Treatment of Achalasia
Other disorders with eosinophilia like Crohn's, coeliac disease or achalasia
should be excluded.
4,5) Less frequently, Candida esophagitis results from stasis caused by esophageal motility disorders such as scleroderma and achalasia
that allow the fungal organism to overgrow and colonize the esophagus.
or stricture), and (5) who have hypocalcemia.
Sally said: "I was also diagnosed with a condition called achalasia
which means I had no swallow reflex.
One youngster who has needed the help and support of the hospital is Angel Ash, 10, who was diagnosed with achalasia
disease in February a rare disease suffering with choking when she was eating and drinking then vomiting.
One youngster who has recently needed the help and support of the hospital is Angel Ash, 10, who was diagnosed with achalasia
disease in February, a rare disease which means she suffered with choking when she was eating and drinking, then vomiting.
The criteria included achalasia
, diffuse esophageal spasm, nutcracker esophagus, and hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure, Dr.
disorders of ocular motility, writer's cramp, hemi facial spasm and spasticity, achalasia
, chronic anal fissure and hyperhidrosis (Table II).