Cricopharyngeal Muscle Hypertrophy Associated with Florid Myositis

Hypertrophy of the cricopharyngeal muscle is a serious clinical condition that can cause severe dysphagic symptoms, including prolonged deglutition and postdeglutitive aspiration. Although the therapeutical concepts are well established, the pathogenic mechanism of cricopharyngeal hypertrophy remain...

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Published in:Dysphagia : Dedicated to advancing the art and science of deglutology, Vol. 16, No. 4 (2001), p. 244-248
Main Author: Bachmann, Gregor
Other Involved Persons: Streppel, Michael ; Krug, Barbara ; Neuen-Jacob, Eva
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1432-0460
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s00455-001-0082-8
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