Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abnormal Swallowing 113 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 113 conditions that can cause Abnormal Swallowing.

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There are 10 common conditions that can cause Abnormal Swallowing.
  1. Bacterial Pharyngitis
  2. Cervical Lymphadenitis
  3. Enlarged Tonsils
  4. Food Allergies
  5. Laryngitis
  6. Periodontal Disease
  7. Pharyngitis
  8. Reflux Esophagitis
  9. Tonsillitis
  10. Viral Pharyngitis
There are 19 somewhat common conditions that can cause Abnormal Swallowing.
  1. Canker Sores
  2. Chest Injury
  3. Dental Abscess
  4. Diabetic Neuropathy
  5. Drug Side Effect
  6. Endemic Goiter
  7. Epilepsy
  8. Herpangina
  9. Herpes Gingivostomatitis
  10. Hiatal Hernia
  11. Hyperthyroidism
  12. Jaw Injury
  13. Mouth or Tongue Injury
  14. Neck Injury
  15. Neurological Disease
  16. Panic Attacks
  17. Streptococcal Tonsillitis
  18. Stroke
  19. TIA
There are 18 uncommon conditions that can cause Abnormal Swallowing.
  1. Achalasia
  2. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  3. Alzheimer's Disease
  4. Candidal Esophagitis
  5. Cytomegalovirus Intestinal Infection
  6. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  7. Esophageal Diverticulum
  8. Esophageal Spasm
  9. Esophageal Varices
  10. Jaw Fracture
  11. Multiple Sclerosis
  12. Parkinson's Disease
  13. Seizures
  14. Sialadenitis
  15. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  16. Stomatitis
  17. Swallowed Foreign Body
  18. Xerostomia
There are 66 rare conditions that can cause Abnormal Swallowing.
  1. Adrenoleukodystrophy
  2. Amyloidosis
  3. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  4. Aortic Rupture
  5. Barrett's Esophagus
  6. Botulism
  7. Cerebral Aneurysm
  8. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  9. Cerebral Lymphoma
  10. Cerebral Palsy
  11. Chagas Disease
  12. Chiari Malformation
  13. Chordoma
  14. Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  15. Cleft Palate
  16. CMV Esophagitis
  17. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  18. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  19. Dermatomyositis
  20. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  21. Epidermolysis Bullosa
  22. Epiglottitis
  23. Esophageal Cancer
  24. Esophageal Perforation
  25. Esophageal Stricture
  26. Gastric Carcinoma
  27. Glomus Jugulare Tumor
  28. Hereditary Angioedema
  29. Herpes Esophagitis
  30. Huntington's Disease
  31. Hyperpituitarism
  32. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  33. Jaw Dislocation
  34. Laryngeal Cancer
  35. Ludwig's Angina
  36. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  37. Mitral Stenosis
  38. Mouth Cancer
  39. Mumps
  40. Muscular Dystrophy
  41. Myasthenia Gravis
  42. Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  43. Necrotizing Vasculitis
  44. Periarteritis Nodosa
  45. Peritonsillar Abscess
  46. Pharyngeal Cancer
  47. Polio
  48. Polymyositis
  49. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  50. Rabies
  51. Relapsing Polychondritis
  52. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  53. Scleroderma
  54. Shy-Drager Syndrome
  55. Snakebite
  56. Spina Bifida
  57. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  58. Tay-Sachs Disease
  59. Tetanus
  60. Throat Cancer
  61. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  62. Thyroid Cancer
  63. Tick Paralysis
  64. Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  65. Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
  66. Wilson's Disease

Last Updated: Feb 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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