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Title: Cough from megaoesophagus.
Authors: Al-Habbal, Yahya
Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 1-May-2011
Citation: Australian Family Physician; 40(5): 299-300
Abstract: Mrs FW, 83 years of age, presented to the emergency department with repeated episodes of attacks of vomiting over several months, coughing, weight loss and worsening shortness of breath. On examination she was not distressed, but mildly dehydrated. Chest examination revealed decreased air entry in both sides of the chest. Heart sounds were muffled. Other examination was within normal limits.
Internal ID Number: 21597549
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Aged, 80 and over
Esophageal Achalasia.complications.diagnosis
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