Chronic aspiration without gastroesophageal reflux as a cause of chronic respiratory symptoms in neurologically normal infants.

@article{Sheikh2001ChronicAW,
  title={Chronic aspiration without gastroesophageal reflux as a cause of chronic respiratory symptoms in neurologically normal infants.},
  author={Shahid A. Sheikh and Elizabeth E Allen and Richard Shell and J Hruschak and Durdana Iram and Robert G. Castile and Karen McCoy},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2001},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={1190-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe 13 neurologically normal infants with chronic respiratory symptoms who had swallowing dysfunction with silent chronic aspiration without gastroesophageal reflux (GER) as the cause of their respiratory symptoms. BACKGROUND Infants with neurologic disorders and infants with GER are known to have chronic respiratory symptoms. Isolated swallowing dysfunction and aspiration without GER in neurologically normal infants have not been widely reported. DESIGN Retrospective… CONTINUE READING

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