Congenital feeding and swallowing disorders.

  title={Congenital feeding and swallowing disorders.},
  author={V{\'e}ronique Abadie and G{\'e}rard Couly},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
Although poorly recognized and studied, congenital sucking, swallowing, and/or feeding disorders are common. They can be the symptoms that reveal a neuromuscular disease, or that complicate a neuromuscular disease. It is essential to know feeding physiology during fetal and infant development in order to understand the variety of its disorders and to direct correctly diagnostic and therapeutic processes. A good semiological analysis will identify the symptoms. Several investigations help to… CONTINUE READING