Dysphagia

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AN ATYPICAL CASE OF MILLER-FISHER SYNDROME PRESENTING WITH SEVERE DYSPHAGIA AND WEIGHT LOSS

Case Presentation: A 71-year-old male presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of a 3-week history of dysphagia and ~30lb weight loss. He had been transferred to the ED after a failed formal swallow evaluation, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:32+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN ATYPICAL CASE OF MILLER-FISHER SYNDROME PRESENTING WITH SEVERE DYSPHAGIA AND WEIGHT LOSS

Dysphagia, Weight Loss, and a “Mass.” Foregut Vascular Insufficiency Masquerading As Gastric Cancer

Case Presentation:  A 66-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus presented to an outside hospital with persistent nausea and vomiting, a 45 pound weight loss, and dysphagia over a 4-week [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:10:00+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Dysphagia, Weight Loss, and a “Mass.” Foregut Vascular Insufficiency Masquerading As Gastric Cancer

Multiple Sclerosis and Dysphagia: When the Truth is Tough to Swallow

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old female veterinarian with past medical history of migraines was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in December 2015. In April 2016, she was admitted with 3weeks of progressive dysphagia and 20lb weight [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Multiple Sclerosis and Dysphagia: When the Truth is Tough to Swallow

THE IMPACT OF COUNSELING ON ARTIFICIAL HYDRATION AND NUTRITION FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH INSUFFICIENT ORAL INTAKE, SINGLE CENTER PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

Background: In Japan, a “super-aged” society, the rate of end-stage dysphagia in the elderly is increasing. Artificial hydration and nutrition (AHN) can be used for such patients, although it may not improve mortality or quality [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on THE IMPACT OF COUNSELING ON ARTIFICIAL HYDRATION AND NUTRITION FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH INSUFFICIENT ORAL INTAKE, SINGLE CENTER PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY