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Dysphagia, a reversible cause not to be forgotten.
  1. M. Thomas,
  2. R. A. Haigh
  1. Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Dorset, UK.

    Abstract

    An 84-year-old man presented with dysphagia two years after the onset of symptoms. Repeated assessments at both ENT and neurology clinics had not recorded any of the more classical signs of Parkinson's disease and these did not become apparent until intercurrent illness had been treated. Once diagnosed, treatment was started and dramatic improvement was seen.

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