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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Werling, Sarah; Schrank, Bertold; Eckardt, Alexander J; Hauburger, Anja; Deschauer, Marcus; Müller, Michaela 
Title:
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy as a rare cause of dysphagia. 
Abstract:
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is a rare cause for late-onset dysphagia. OPMD normally follows an autosomal dominant inheritance. Herein we describe a rare case of an autosomal recessive inheritance of OPMD. An 80-year-old male presented with progressive dysphagia, frequent aspiration and change of voice getting inarticulate and hoarse. Physical examination showed ptosis of the right eyelid. Endoscopic and manometric investigation revealed a nonspecific motility disorder with hypophar...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann Gastroenterol 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
291-293 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1108-7471 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik