How I Approach Dysphagia

@article{Kim2019HowIA,
  title={How I Approach Dysphagia},
  author={Jooho P. Kim and Peter J. Kahrilas},
  journal={Current Gastroenterology Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={21}
}
This review presents an overview of the diagnostic approach to esophageal dysphagia and summarizes recent epidemiological trends and technical advancements. The evaluation of dysphagia begins with a detailed history followed by endoscopy to evaluate for any structural abnormalities including malignancy. This is especially true given the emergence of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) as a dominant cause of esophageal dysphagia. In fact, it is now standard practice to obtain esophageal biopsies… 

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