7-8) The current pathophysiologic model is thought to be due to an immune system activation that incites a foreign body-like inflammatory response against the deposited calcium; thereby, creating symptoms that bring the patient to medical attention, which include decreased neck mobility and odynophagia
11,12) Most patients present with odynophagia
, but herpetic lesions are not commonly found in the oropharynx, so it is difficult to differentiate herpes from Candida esophagitis on the basis of the clinical findings.
After one cycle of chemotherapy, there was marked decline in the size of his adenopathy and corresponding improvement in his dysphagia, odynophagia
, and neck pain.
Neck swelling may be associated with dysphagia, odynophagia
and paralysis of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (7).
is usually associated with Candida oesophagitis or an oesophageal ulcer.
Arytenoid subluxation is a rare laryngeal injury that may follow instrumentation of the airway and present as hoarseness (1), vocal fatigue (1), stridor (2), dysphagia (1), odynophagia
(3) and sore throat (1).
Adult patients with GERD present with diverse symptoms, including epigastric pain, pharyngeal burning, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, regurgitation of gastric contents resulting in a bitter-tasting fluid into the mouth, dysphagia, hypersalivation, atypical intermittent chest pain, hiccups, odynophagia
, and globus sensation.
He presented 3 months earlier to the emergency department (ED) with dysphagia and odynophagia
Sometimes the symptoms like dysphagia, odynophagia
, dysphonia, are related to compression of cranial nerves 9 to 12 due to a great mass.
A 74-year-old diabetic man presented to the emergency room with odynophagia
and dysphagia with foreign body sensations over the lower neck, and subsequently developed fever, severe chest and abdominal pain.
typhi group, odynophagia
, cough, and rash were more frequent.
Physicians should therefore be alert to any signs or symptoms signaling a possible esophageal reaction and patients should be instructed to discontinue FOSAMAX and seek medical attention if they develop dysphagia, odynophagia
, retrosternal pain or new or worsening heartburn.