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Dysphagia in children: Dysphagia in children is difficulty swallowing in a child. See detailed information below for a list of 39 causes of Dysphagia in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the most common...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Dysphagia in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Dysphagia in children:
Reduced salivation, Nasal obstruction (80 causes), Cleft palate (716 causes), Velopharyngeal insufficiency, Enlarged tonsils (17 causes), Prematurity, Cerebral palsy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Guillain-Barre syndrome (5 causes)
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