The important symptoms are painless dysphagia
, regurgitation, substernal pain, vomiting and weight loss.
Control of the viscosity of modified diets is clinically important to minimize the risk of aspiration in the management and treatment of dysphagia
(10, 11), Viscosity is a property that characterizes a fluid and allows measurement of its internal resistance to its displacement at the surface (10).
The aim of the treatment is the relief of dysphagia
through the reduction or complete elimination of LES pressure, which can be achieved by means of nonsurgical therapy1-4 or by surgical treatment.
We conducted a descriptive, retrospective, case series study by reviewing the medical records of 9 children in Brazil with dysphagia
and CZS microcephaly diagnosed during the 2015 epidemic of microcephaly.
Limited research regarding risk factors associated with dysphagia
in infants admitted to the NICU is currently available.
Consequence of dysphagia
in the hospitalized patient impact on prognosis and hospital resources.
While the value of the mean rankings indicates that the female group had significantly higher risk of dysphagia
than the male group.
and weakness were resolved during work up completely.
1,2) We are also encountering these more frequently in patients with solid food and pill dysphagia
Of those who experience a stroke, around 65% will develop neurogenic dysphagia
Patients with dysphagia
can present with symptoms such as a weak, voluntary cough; a cough before, during, or after a swallow; a wet or gurgly voice; gagging; an inability to control food or saliva in the mouth; an increase in secretions; or an inability to recognize food.
2) Symptoms can include dysphagia
with solids and liquids, chest pain, and regurgitation.