odynophagia


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odynophagia

 [o-din″o-fa´jah]
a dysphagia in which swallowing causes pain.

o·dyn·o·pha·gi·a

(ō'din-ō-fā'jē-ă),
Pain on swallowing.
[odyno- + G. phagō to eat]

odynophagia

/od·y·no·pha·gia/ (o-din″o-fa´jah) a dysphagia in which swallowing causes pain.

odynophagia

[od′inōfā′jə]
Etymology: Gk, odyne, pain, phagein, to swallow
a severe sensation of burning, squeezing pain while swallowing caused by irritation of the mucosa or a muscular disorder of the esophagus, such as gastroesophageal reflux; bacterial or fungal infection; tumor; achalasia; or chemical irritation.

odynophagia

Dysphagia, see there.

o·dyn·o·pha·gi·a

(ō-din'ō-fā'jē-ă)
Pain on swallowing.
[odyno- + G. phagō to eat]

odynophagia

painful swallowing of food.
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Furthermore, Candida esophagitis occurs in immunocompromised patients with odynophagia, whereas glycogenic acanthosis develops in elderly patients who are not immunocompromised and have no esophageal symptoms.
Odynophagia is the result of the Oesophageal distension by the food bolus, but it can also be a symptom for the Oesophageal injury such as laceration, abrasion, or perforation.
1) However, the clinical presentation is highly variable and may range from mild sore throat to hoarseness, dysphagia, odynophagia, dyspnoea or stridor.
Children with chronic tonsillitis may have dysphagia or odynophagia that may lead to a reduced calorie intake.
4%) still had symptoms which were attributed to gastroesophageal reflux (retrosternal pain, dysphagia, odynophagia, and heartburn) in spite of eradication achievement.
1) Ulceration usually occurs in the mid- to lower third of the oesophagus and presents with odynophagia, dysphagia and spontaneous retrosternal chest pain.
5) Clinical manifestations include hoarseness, odynophagia, sore throat and dyspnea, while the lesions include inflammatory lesions of the lips, tongue, oral and pharyngeal mucosa, epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds, vestibular and vocal folds.
Odynophagia, on the other hand, means "pain on eating".
typhi group, odynophagia, cough, and rash were more frequent.
A 76 year-old woman was presented with a 48-h history of high-grade fever (up to 39 [degrees]C) and a progressively worsening odynophagia and dysfagia.