Eighty-year-old man with 10 years dysphagia

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Showkat A Kadla; Nisar Ahmad Shah; Shaheena Parveen; Bilal A Khan; Asif I Shah; Shaheen Nazir Lone; Sandeep Sharma;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Thieme Publishers
  • Journal: Journal of Digestive Endoscopy (issn: 0976-5042, eissn: 0976-5050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0976-5042.159248
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | RC799-869 | vascular dysphagia | dysphagia | Aberrant right subclavian artery | dysphagia lusoria
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Dysphagia is a sensation of food being "stuck" up in its passage from the mouth to stomach. It is of two main types, oropharyngeal dysphagia, and esophageal dysphagia. In oropharyngeal dysphagia, there is difficulty in transferring the food from the mouth to upper esoph... View more
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