Srinivas, P; George, J (1999) Cervical osteoarthropathy: an unusual cause of dysphagia. Age and ageing, 28 (3). pp. 321-2. ISSN 0002-0729Full text not available from this repository.
PRESENTATION: A 72-year-old man complained of progressive dysphagia for solids associated with a sensation of foreign body in his throat for 2 years. A barium swallow showed a bridging osteophyte between C4 and C5 vertebrae indenting the oesophagus posteriorly and displacing it anteriorly. OUTCOME: He refused surgical intervention and was given dietary advice. After 6 months, his weight was steady and he was able to swallow semi-solid food without difficulty.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Age and ageing|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Aged; Barium Sulfate/diagnostic use;|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine|
|Depositing User:||Mr. Faizal Hamzah|
|Date Deposited:||05 Mar 2011 09:26|
|Last Modified:||05 Mar 2011 09:26|
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