, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 65–71 | Cite as

Evaluation of dysphagia: A careful history is crucial

  • Donald O. Castell
  • Martin W. Donner
Original Articles


Public Health Careful History 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Bosma, J.F. 1976. Sensorimotor examination of the mouth and pharynx.Frontiers Oral Physiol. 2:78–107.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Castell, D.O. 1979. Dysphagia.Gastroenterology 76:1015–1024.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Cattau, E.L. and D.O. Castell. 1982. Symptoms of esophageal dysfunction. InAdvances in internal medicine, Vol. 27, ed. G.H. Stollerman, (ed.), 151–181. Chicago: Year Book Medical Publishers.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Edwards, D.A. 1976. Discriminatory value of symptoms in the differential diagnosis of dysphagia.Clin. Gastroenterol. 5:49–57.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Freeland, A.P., G.M. Ardran, and E. Emrys-Roberts. 1974. Globus hystericus and reflux oesophagitis.J. Laryngol. Otol. 88:1025–1031.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Goulbourne, I.A. and P.R. Walbaum. 1985. Long term results of Heller's operation for achalasia.J. Roy. Coll. Surg. Edin. 30:101–103.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Hurwitz, A.L., J.A. Newlson, J.K. Haddad. 1975. Oropharyngeal dysphagia.Am. J. Dig. Dis. 20:313–314.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Murakami, Y., H. Fukuda, and J.A. Kirchner. 1972. The cricopharyngeal muscle.Acta Otolaryngeal. 311 (suppl).Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Pope, C.E. 1983. Symptoms of esophageal disease. InGastrointestinal Disease, M.H. Sleisenger and J.S. Fordtran, eds., 145–148. Philadelphia: W.V. Saunders Co.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Schatzki, R. 1959. Panel discussion on diseases of the esophagus.Am. J. Gastroenterol. 31:117–119.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald O. Castell
    • 1
  • Martin W. Donner
    • 2
  1. 1.Gastroenterology Section, Department of MedicineBowman Gray School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiologic Science, and The Johns Hopkins Swallowing CenterThe Johns Hopkins Medical InstitutionsBaltimoreUSA

Personalised recommendations