Which endocrine disorders are associated with dysphagia?

Updated: Mar 20, 2020
  • Author: Nam-Jong Paik, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Answer

Dysphagia can result from the following:

  • Secondary myopathies in Cushing syndrome, hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism

  • Vitamin B-12 deficiency: Leading to pseudobulbar palsy secondary to corticobulbar tract dysfunction


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