Upper esophageal dysphagia due to marked cervical lordosis

Nirmal S Mann, H. Brewer, B. Sheth

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Abstract

A 62-year-old patient had upper esophageal dysphagia secondary to curvature and marked lordosis of the cervical spine. Hypertrophic spurring and cervical osteophytes are known to cause difficulty in swallowing solids, but cervical lordosis is an unusual cause of upper esophageal dysphagia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-60
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Volume6
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

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Upper esophageal dysphagia due to marked cervical lordosis. / Mann, Nirmal S; Brewer, H.; Sheth, B.

In: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1984, p. 57-60.

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