Deglutition Disorders


Deglutition Disorder

Disorders, Deglutition


Dysphagia, Esophageal

Dysphagia, Oropharyngeal

Esophageal Dysphagia

Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

Swallowing Disorder

Swallowing Disorders

Difficulty in SWALLOWING which may result from neuromuscular disorder or mechanical obstruction. Dysphagia is classified into two distinct types: oropharyngeal dysphagia due to malfunction of the PHARYNX and UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; and esophageal dysphagia due to malfunction of the ESOPHAGUS.