1) Common symptoms include hoarseness/dysphonia, chronic throat clearing, dysphagia, globus pharyngeus
, and chronic cough, as well as postnasal drip, paroxysmal laryngospasm, odynophagia, excessive throat mucus, and a strange taste in the mouth.
The muscles that pull the soft palate down to meet the back of the tongue are the palato-glossus and the palato pharyngeus
This contributes to globus pharyngeus
, dysphagia, and even aspiration.
Laryngitis, laryngospasm, chronic cough, hoarseness, excessive throat clearing, and globus pharyngeus
are common nonesophageal symptoms in patients with GERD (TABLE 3).
LPR has been associated with numerous laryngeal conditions, including muscle tension dysphonia, Reinke's edema, globus pharyngeus
, laryngeal hyperirritability, laryngospasm, delayed wound healing, posterior laryngitis, diffuse laryngitis, laryngeal pyogenic granuloma, glottic and subglottic stenosis, cricoarytenoid joint ankylosis, carcinoma, and other conditions.
The most common symptoms of laryngeal sarcoidosis are nonspecific--dysphonia, dysphagia, dyspnea, globus pharyngeus
, and cough.
She had a longstanding history of globus pharyngeus
and a midline cyst, which had been diagnosed as a thyroglossal cyst 9 years earlier.
Eagle's syndrome represents a group of symptoms that includes recurrent throat pain, globus pharyngeus
, dysphagia, referred otalgia, and neck pain possibly caused by elongation of the styloid process or ossification of the stylohyoid or stylomandibular ligaments.
We report the case of a fibro-osseous lesion that caused globus pharyngeus
A 46-year-old woman came to us with a history of hoarseness, globus pharyngeus
, and heartburn.
In a large series of ORL patients with LPR, 71% of patients had dysphonia, 51% had chronic cough, 47% had globus pharyngeus
, 42% experienced chronic throat clearing, and 35% had dysphagia.