megaesophagus


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meg·a·e·soph·a·gus

n. megaesófago, dilatación anormal de la parte inferior del esófago.
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It's been linked to corneal ulcers, a lack of heat cycles/libido, deafness, megaesophagus, chronic constipation, kidney disease, and anemia.
Retrograde GEI, a rare occurrence in human beings, is sporadically encountered in veterinary medicine and is most often reported in young dogs and cats that have congenital megaesophagus (1).
In the chronic phase, the central nervous, gastrointestinal, and cardiovascular systems are affected in 10% to 30% of infected people, and peripheral neuropathy, cardiomyopathy, megacolon, or megaesophagus may be observed.
The chronic infection may manifest itself as indeterminate or symptomatic, and 20-30% of Chagas patients develop cardiomyopathy, megaesophagus, or megacolon.
87) Less commonly, progression leads to gastrointestinal disease affecting the esophagus and/or colon, leading to motility disorders, megaesophagus, or megacolon.
Other possible clinical signs are dehydration, inappetence, fecal and urinary retention, megaesophagus, and bronchopneumonia resulting from immobility (SILVA et al.
Additionally, Wendy Jensen, DVM, a homeopath from Bow, New Hampshire, notes dogs who develop hypothyroidism are more likely to eventually develop megaesophagus and laryngeal paralysis, making it even more important to prevent full-blown thyroid disease whenever possible.
Rhabdomyosarcoma with posterior paresis and megaesophagus in a Holstein heifer.
Based on the findings and clinical picture, the patient most likely suffered from megaesophagus (an end-stage dilated malfunctioning esophagus).
We present a case of megaesophagus associated with atelectasis of the right lung, which showed a typical of achalasia with a "bird's beak appearance".
Often, the result is megaesophagus, where the tube carrying food from the mouth to the stomach dilates and becomes flaccid, making swallowing ineffective.