GEI can clinically present with acute esophageal obstruction, vomiting, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and severe epigastric or retrosternal pain
that radiates to the neck and shoulder and that can mimic cardiac pathology (6).
4) Dysphagia, regurgitation, vomiting, retrosternal pain
, heartburn, weight loss, avoidance of eating, consumption of large amount of liquids and aberrant eating behaviours are overlapping symptoms of achalasia and BN.
1%) patients presented with regurgitation, retrosternal pain
and odynophagia respectively.
Ten days post-admission the patient started complaining of a sharp retrosternal pain
radiating to the left scapula, associated with pericardial friction rub along the lower left sterna border.
A month ago, the patient was hospitalized for retrosternal pain
, shortness of breath, but also left side chest pain accompanied by left pleural friction rub and systemic inflammatory response (ESR of 84 mm, fibrinogen of 780 mg/dl, C-reactive protein of 27 mg/dl, leukocytosis of 13.
A healthy 20-year-old male who was never a smoker and with no history of trauma, drug abuse, or respiratory disease presented with retrosternal pain
and dyspnea, preceded by a three-day history of irritative cough and odynophagia.
The patient, a male student, 17-year-old, was admitted to our emergency room with persistent retrosternal pain
accompanied by sweat 2 h.
Achalasia cardia is a neuromuscular disorder of unknown aetiology, rarely described in children and adolescents: The symptoms include dysphagia, vomiting/ regurgitation of food, retrosternal pain
, poor growth and respiratory symptoms due to chronic aspiration.
In 2009, a 48-year-old female schoolteacher from Suriname sought care at the Amsterdam Medical Center for recently increasing retrosternal pain
If a foreign body is in the lower parts of the oesophagus, there can be various symptoms, among which are odynophagia, choking and retrosternal pain
He reported "pressure-like" retrosternal pain
, sudden in onset, 10/10 in intensity, radiating to the neck, and similar in character to the pain associated with his previous MI.
1,2) Usually they are asymptomatic; however, symptoms may include dysphagia, odynophagia, retrosternal pain
, cricopharyngeal spasm, cough, and dyspnea.