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Disease Deglutition Disorders

Name Deglutition Disorders
Synonyms Deglutition Disorder | Disorders, Deglutition | Dysphagia | Dysphagia, Esophageal | Dysphagia, Oropharyngeal | Esophageal Dysphagia | Oropharyngeal Dysphagia | Swallowing Disorder | Swallowing Disorders
Definition 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.
Categories Digestive system disease | Ear-nose-throat disease
MeSH® ID D003680

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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophageal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deglutition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesOtorhinolaryngologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pharyngeal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deglutition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Deglutition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Cote Katsantoni syndrome
View node Esophageal Motility Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Odontoma dysphagia syndrome