The presentation of pharyngeal problems and the diagnostic possibilities

  • A. G. D. Maran
Part of the The New Medicine book series (NEME, volume 4)


This symptom means ‘difficulty in swallowing’. It is derived from Greek ‘dys’, meaning ‘bad’ or ‘difficult’ and ‘phagein’, meaning ‘to eat’. Patients with dysphagia are encountered in all branches of medicine.


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© MTP Press Limited 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. D. Maran
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  1. 1.The Royal InfirmaryEdinburghScotland

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