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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wuttge-Hannig, A; Hannig, C 
Title:
[Neurologic and neuromuscular functional disorders of the pharynx and esophagus] 
Abstract:
Neurologic swallowing disorders are an increasing diagnostic problem in our overaged population. Undiagnosed chronic aspiration pneumonia is the cause of death in 20-40% of all inhabitants of nursing homes. In neurologic diseases of the pharynx, the physiologic interaction of pharyngeal contraction, closure of the pharynx, and esophageal motility are frequently disturbed. This may be due to cortical, bulbar, or cerebellar brain damage of ischemic or traumatic origin. Furthermore diseases or peri...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiologe 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
47 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
137-53 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0033-832X 
TUM Institution:
ntgendiagnostik