The diagnosis and management of globus: a perspective from Japan.

@article{Oridate2008TheDA,
  title={The diagnosis and management of globus: a perspective from Japan.},
  author={Nobuhiko Oridate and Noriko Nishizawa and Satoshi Fukuda},
  journal={Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={498-502}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The etiology of globus is multifactorial and its management is controversial. Recent findings in the etiology and diagnosis of globus are discussed, and a subjective opinion on its management is presented. RECENT FINDINGS Although there is considerable debate concerning the role of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with globus, the globus symptom score has been shown to be significantly higher in patients with GERD than in those without GERD. This definite… CONTINUE READING