globus hystericus


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globus hystericus

(hɪˈstɛrɪkəs)
n
(Anatomy) the technical name for a lump in the throat. See lump18
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Many people who are nervous or anxious experience it - in the old days, it was called globus hystericus.
A number of psychiatric conditions, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, anorexia nervosa, globus hystericus, hypersensitive gag reflex, and posttraumatic stress disorder can simulate this condition.
The patient was erroneously diagnosed as having globus hystericus and presented ten months later with a similar picture associated with sudden onset dysphagia.
Incidentally, her globus hystericus was immediately and permanently relieved with one treatment of neural therapy using procaine and Spascupreel from Heel in intradermal wheels (quaddles) to her suprasternal notch and in a ring around her neck and over the dorsal processes of the associated cervical vertebrae.
The purpose of this article is to describe hypnobehavioral treatment of five school-age children with maladaptive eating behaviors, including functional dysphagia, food aversion, globus hystericus, and conditioned fear of eating (phagophobia).
Study on the function of pharynx upper esophageal sphincter in globus hystericus.