II. Causes: Primary Esophageal Causes of Dysphagia

  1. See Pill Esophagitis
  2. Esophageal Dysmotility
    1. Achalasia
    2. Esophageal Spasm
    3. Systemic Sclerosis
  3. Non-Specific Motor disorder
    1. Esophageal Ring (Schatzki's Ring)
    2. Esophageal Stricture
  4. Esophageal Cancer
    1. Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
    2. Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux
  6. Esophageal Infection in HIV or immunocompromised state
    1. Candidal esophagitis
    2. Herpes Simplex Virus esophagitis
  7. Esophageal Foreign Body (Children)
  8. Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  9. Electrolyte disturbance
    1. Hypocalcemia

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Ontology: Esophageal Dysphagia (C0267072)

Definition (NCI) Difficulty in swallowing due to an abnormality in the esophagus.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D003680
SnomedCT 40890009
French Dysphagie oesophagienne
English esophageal dysphagia, oesophageal dysphagia, Esophageal dysphagia, Oesophageal dysphagia, Esophageal dysphagia (disorder), Dysphagia, Esophageal, Esophageal Dysphagia
Czech ezofageální dysfagie
Norwegian Dysfagi som skyldes forstyrrelser i spiserøret
Spanish disfagia esofágica (trastorno), disfagia esofágica