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Could sjogren syndrome causes sever dysphagia and how this appear in upper GI series ?

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Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology
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In brief: Yes

Upper GI series will show dysphagia but it wont necessarily show the cause.
In sjogrens disease the cause of dysphagia can be due to dry throat, but can also be caused by inflammation in the brain stem. The latter might also cause other symptoms besides just dysphagia.

In brief: Yes

Upper GI series will show dysphagia but it wont necessarily show the cause.
In sjogrens disease the cause of dysphagia can be due to dry throat, but can also be caused by inflammation in the brain stem. The latter might also cause other symptoms besides just dysphagia.
Dr. Alon Seifan
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Dysphagia

Dysphagia in sjogren's syndrome is more apt to be due to decreased salivary secretion.
There can be impaired movement which can be noted on a barium swallow.

In brief: Dysphagia

Dysphagia in sjogren's syndrome is more apt to be due to decreased salivary secretion.
There can be impaired movement which can be noted on a barium swallow.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
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