Nonaneurysmatic Dysphagia Aortica in the Elderly: Three Case Reports and Literature Review

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Chan, Yi-Hsueh; Hung, Chien-Yuan; Shieh, Tze-Yu; Wang, Horng-Yuan; Chang, Ching-Wei; Shih, Shou-Chuan; Chen, Ming-Jen;
  • Publisher: Taiwan Society of Geriatric Emergency and Critical Medicine (TSGECM)
  • Journal: International Journal of Gerontology,volume 10,issue 1,pages52-55 (issn: 1873-9598)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijge.2014.12.003
  • Subject: aneurysm | Geriatrics | aged | endoscopy | esophagus | deglutition disorders | Geriatrics and Gerontology | RC952-954.6
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Dysphagia is a remarkably prevalent disorder in the elderly. Both age-related changes in swallowing physiology and age-related diseases are predisposing factors for dysphagia in the elderly. Dysphagia aortica is a rare etiology of dysphagia resulting from extrinsic comp... View more
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