Explore the latest in swallowing and dysphagia, including evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders after cancer treatment.
This cohort study assesses the association of miglustat therapy with swallowing dysfunction in individuals with Niemann-Pick disease, type C1.
A 9-year-old boy presents with progressive dyspnea, snoring, dysphagia, and weight loss; biopsy and culture results revealed diffuse non-necrotizing granulomas and oropharyngeal flora with negative acid-fast bacilli and Grocott methenamine silver stains. What is your diagnosis?
A woman in her early 60s presents with progressive dysphagia to solid foods for 2 years, new-onset dyspnea associated with cough and fever for 1 week, and poorly controlled hypertension for 10 years. What would you do next?
This case report describes a 61-year-old man who presented with dysphagia, drooling, and an ulcerated mass in the right oropharyngeal region.
A 73-year-old woman with chronic cervical neck pain presents with complaints of globus sensation, dysphagia, and localized throat swelling. She has a 1.5-cm cystlike mass on her left lateral pharyngeal wall. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes a man in his 20s who presented with persistent, severe, right-sided, throbbing throat pain and dysphagia and was found to have bony mass in the parapharyngeal space following a tonsillectomy.
This case report describes a woman in her 20s who presented with dyspnea during exercise and an inspiratory stridor when lying down, as well as dysphagia and a globus sensation for 2 months, and was subsequently diagnosed with primary intralymphatic histiocytosis.
A woman in her 70s presented with a 10-month history of globus pharyngeus, intermittent dysphagia, odynophagia, and unintentional weight loss and was diagnosed with a pyriform schwannoma.
This qualitative study describes the process of developing, validating, and implementing a questionnaire designed with involvement from patients and other stakeholders in the field of head and neck oncology.
This review article provides an update of treatment options for iatrogenic cervical esophageal perforations.
A 29-year-old man with a history of reactive airway disease and eczema presented with progressive odynophagia, hoarseness, and dysphagia of solids, liquids, and secretions. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes a man in his 30s who presented with facial swelling, neck pain, dysphagia, and odynophagia. What is your diagnosis?
A 34-year-old woman had worsening intermittent retrosternal dysphagia but no heartburn, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, weight loss, or changes in bowel habits; ranitidine (150 mg twice daily) provided no relief. CBC results were normal; esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed esophageal furrows and rings, and esophageal biopsy showed intraepithelial eosinophils. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This narrative review describes the characteristics and management of dysphagia in infants and children.
A woman in her 30s with a medical history of epilepsy and alcohol use disorder who was taking lamotrigine presented with severe head trauma. What is your diagnosis?
This case series study examines the rates of acute dysphagia and recovery after transoral robotic surgery (TORS) vs radiotherapy and compares swallowing outcomes by primary treatment modality in patients with oropharyngeal cancer.
A man in his 30s presented with a medical history of severe dysphagia and dysphonia, fever, rhinorrhea, several macules and desquamatory lesions on the mucosa of the oral cavity, lips, penis, and eye sclera. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes a woman in her 20s who presented with a right lower neck swelling that appeared intermittently, especially during swallowing and coughing.
This cross-sectional study examines the variations in morphology of the maxillary labial frenulum in healthy newborns to identify which anatomic measurements may be associated with neonatal breastfeeding difficulty.
In this quality improvement study, a multidisciplinary team evaluated a comprehensive feeding examination program for infants with ankyloglossia who were having breastfeeding difficulties to determine whether frenotomy was necessary.
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