What are the common morbidities in patients with dysphagia?

Updated: Mar 20, 2020
  • Author: Nam-Jong Paik, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Relevant patient history also includes occurrence of the following:

  • Recent stroke [29, 1, 3, 10]

  • Neuromuscular disease

  • Hypertension

  • Diabetes mellitus (DM)

  • Thyroid disease

  • Cancer

  • Nephropathic cystinosis

  • Dementia

  • Recent injection of botulinum toxin [38]

  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) [39]


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