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A 23-year-old man with dysphagia


Angus Upton

Faculty of Medicine
University of Adelaide


Dysphagia is the subjective sensation of difficulty in swallowing. The aetiology of dysphagia involves either a disturbance of motility or physical obstruction of the oesophageal lumen. In this report, a young patient presents with dysphagia, first to solids and progressing to liquids, with significant weight loss and regurgitation.

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