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Scleroderma

May 1, 2011  |  Michele P. Morrison, DO, Paul M. Weinberger, MD, and Gregory N. Postma, MD

Bilateral saccular cysts

May 1, 2011  |  Anthony M. Bianchi, MD, Farhad R. Chowdhury, DO, and Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS

Hypopharyngeal diverticulum formation following anterior discectomy and fusion: Case series

November 1, 2010  |  Terah J. Allis, MD, Nazaneen N. Grant, MD, and Bruce J. Davidson

Abstract

Pharyngoesophageal diverticulum is a rare complication following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). Dysphagia is a well-documented complication associated with ACDF. It may result postoperatively from a variety of etiologies, including hardware displacement,...

MALT lymphoma

November 1, 2010  |  Kristin K. Marcum, MD, E. Shannon Kemp, CCC-SLP, and Catherine J. Rees, MD

Positional dysphagia secondary to a Chiari I malformation

July 1, 2010  |  David L. White, MD, Catherine J. Rees, MD, Susan G. Butler, PhD, Stephen B. Tatter, MD, PhD, Lisa W. Markley, MS, CCC-SLP, and Michael S. Cartwright, MD

Abstract

We describe a previously unreported phenomenon: positional dysphagia secondary to a Chiari I malformation. A 38-year-old woman presented with progressive dysphagia and cough. Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing detected severe pharyngeal dysphagia and aspiration, as...

Laryngeal melanosis

June 1, 2010  |  James R. Tate, MD and Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD

Endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy for Zenker diverticulum using the harmonic scalpel

May 1, 2010  |  Jacqui Allen, MBChB, FRACS and Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD

Lingual tonsil hypertrophy causing severe dysphagia: Treatment with plasma-mediated radiofrequency-based ablation (Coblation)

March 1, 2010  |  Sarah E. Mowry, MD, Marvin Ament, MD, and Nina L. Shapiro, MD

Abstract

Lingual tonsil hypertrophy is an uncommon cause of upper aerodigestive tract pathology. We present the case of a 17-year-old boy who developed severe dysphagia and subsequent weight loss as a result of lingual tonsil hypertrophy. He was successfully treated with plasma-mediated...

An island of normal mucosa in a sea of Barrett metaplasia

February 1, 2010  |  David A. Knuff, MD and Albert L. Merati, MD

Jugular fossa meningioma: Presentation and treatment options

October 1, 2009  |  Amy L. Rutt, DO, Xiaoli Chen, MD, and Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS

Abstract

Primary jugular fossa meningiomas are among the rarest subtypes of meningioma. They are intimately related to the lower cranial nerves, the jugular bulb and vein, and the temporal bone, and they have a tendency to extend both intra- and extracranially. The most common morbidity...

Partial esophageal obstruction from anterior cervical spine hardware

September 1, 2009  |  Carissa Portone, CCC-SLP, Justin S. Golub, BA, and Michael M. Johns III, MD

A decade of unexplained dysphagia

June 1, 2009  |  Christopher Burgess, BM, BCh, Richard Hughes, MRCS, Stewart Griffiths, FRCS (SN), and Thomas Cadoux-Hudson, FRCS (SN)

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