Dysphagia, or difficultly swallowing, can be very distressful to a patient. A thorough history and physical examination may help identify the cause, which may include anatomic, physiologic, or neurologic problems. A differential diagnosis is provided in Table 52.1.
KeywordsLower Esophageal Sphincter Antireflux Procedure Diffuse Esophageal Spasm Epiphrenic Diverticulum Diverticulum Esophageal
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