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Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

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by Stahl RJ

(Dysphagia, Oropharyngeal; Difficulty Swallowing [Mouth or Pharynx])

 

Causes

Oropharyngeal dysphagia may be caused by:
 

RESOURCES

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org

Dysphagia Research Society
http://www.dysphagiaresearch.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca

Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologist
https://www.osla.on.ca

 

References


Communication facts: special populations: dysphagia—2008 edition. American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association website. Available at: http://www.asha.org/Research/reports/dysphagia/ . Published 2008. Accessed August 13, 2013.


Dysphagia. Cedars-Sinai website. Available at: http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Dysphagia.aspx . Accessed August 13, 2013.


Dysphagia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/ . Updated August 2, 2013. Accessed August 13, 2013.


Dysphagia. World Gastroenterology Organisation website. Available at: http://www.worldgastroenterology.org/assets/downloads/en/pdf/guidelines/08%5Fdysphagia.pdf . Published 2007. Accessed August 13, 2013.


Huckabee M. Application of EMG biofeedback in the treatment of oral pharyngeal dysphagia. Biofeedback Foundation of Europe website. Available at: http://www.bfe.org/protocol/pro06eng.htm . Published 1997. Accessed August 13, 2013.


Restive D, Marchese-Ragona R, Lauria G, Squatrito S, Gullo D, Vigneri R. Botulinum toxin treatment for oropharyngeal dysphagia associated with diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes Care. 2006 Dec;29(12):2650-3. Available at: http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/29/12/2650.short . Accessed August 13, 2013.

 

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