Definition: Difficulty in SWALLOWING which may result from neuromuscular disorder or mechanical obstruction. Dysphagia is classified into two distinct types: oropharyngeal dysphagia due to malfunction of the PHARYNX and UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; and esophageal dysphagia due to malfunction of the ESOPHAGUS.
Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): dysphagia, difficulty in swallowing, swallowing difficulty, difficulty swallowing, swallowing disorders, deglutition disorder, swallowing difficult
Proteins predicted to cause Dysphagia: HTR1B, HTR1E, DRD5 (inhibition) (28 predictions in total) Show drugs for which this side effect directly occurs
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