Internal Medicine Board Review: Esophageal diseases


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Internal Medicine Board Review: Nasopharyngeal vs. Mechanical vs. Motility

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Internal Medicine Board Review: Esophageal diseases

  1. 1. Esophageal Diseases Mechanical Motility Nasal regurgitation Choking sensation Vomiting Intellectual Property of Nasopharyngeal Dysphagia to foods first Liquids later Dysphagia to solids and liquids concurrently Parkinson’s Stroke Myasthenia Thyroid enlargement Schatzki rings Peptic strictures Esophageal cancer Diffuse esophageal spasm Systemic sclerosis Achalasia Scleroderma GERD  Barrett’s Esophagus  Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus Cigarette Smoking  Squamous cell carcinoma of the Esophagus