Dysphagia

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Abstract Number: 910

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

Abstract Number: 105

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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 548

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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 772

Ramsay Hunt Presenting as Dysphagia: A Diagnostic Di-Zoster

Case Presentation: A 63-year-old woman presented with a 4-day history of progressive dysphagia, first to solid food, then to liquids and oral secretions. She endorsed hoarseness and mild lateral neck and chin pain, but denied [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Ramsay Hunt Presenting as Dysphagia: A Diagnostic Di-Zoster

HM2017 Abstract Number: 713

A TOUGH PILL TO SWALLOW: A RARE CASE OF ESOPHAGEAL LICHEN PLANUS

Case Presentation: A 51 year old woman with lichen planus presented with dysphagia to solids and liquids, excess oral secretions, and globus sensation for three days. Her history included hypothyroidism, GERD, and episodic dysphagia for [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:01:59+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A TOUGH PILL TO SWALLOW: A RARE CASE OF ESOPHAGEAL LICHEN PLANUS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 666

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