Both pharyngeal and esophageal phases of swallowing are associated with recurrent pneumonia in pediatric patients


Arslan S. , DEMİR N. , KARADUMAN A. A.

CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.12, no.2, pp.767-771, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/crj.12592
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.767-771

Abstract

IntroductionOne of the underlying causes of recurrent pneumonia in children is swallowing dysfunction, with aspiration syndrome. Swallowing dysfunction should be considered not only a problem of the oropharyngeal phase but also a problem of the esophageal phase.