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Dysphagia

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Abstract

Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing. The causes of dysphagia can be subdivided into functional or structural. Dysphagia can also be further subdivided into oral dysphagia, pharyngeal dysphagia and oesophageal dysphagia. This chapter covers pathogenesis, clinical signs and possible causes; signalment, history and physical examination; diagnostic tests and treatment.

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12.2 Algorithm for the diagnostic investigation of dysphagia in dogs and cats. ACTH = adrenocorticotropic hormone; ARAT = acetylcholine receptor antibody titre; CBC = complete blood count; CK = creatine kinase; GA = general anaesthesia; LP = laryngeal paralysis; UA = urinalysis.

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