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Definition of dysphagia

Dysphagia is the nonpainful difficulty in swallowing.
It is most probably experienced at the same level as the lesion or above it.

  1. Dysphagia should differentiated from odynophagia (is the term applied to painful swallowing).

  2. Dysphagia should differentiated from globus hystericus common in many women. It is a sensation of a lump in the throat & is not associated with deglutition & not associated with regurge

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