Differential diagnosis of dysphagia in children

J. R. Kosko, J. D. Moser, N. Erhart, D. E. Tunkel

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The differential diagnosis of dysphagia contains numerous entities. The diagnostic work-up can be extremely difficult and exhaustive in many cases. Typical of any diagnostic dilemma, emphasis on history and physical examination remains paramount. Imaging studies can be extremely valuable in certain cases. Once a diagnosis has been established, treatment options are often less problematic. Successful treatment results in a return of one of life's most enjoyable experiences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-451
Number of pages17
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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