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Swallowing dysfunction as a factor that should be remembered in recurrent pneumonia: videofluoroscopic swallow study.

Authors
  • Kaymaz, Nazan1
  • Özçelik, Uğur2
  • Demir, Numan3
  • Cinel, Güzin2
  • Yalçin, Ebru2
  • Ersöz, Deniz D2
  • Kiper, Nural2
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey - [email protected] , (Turkey)
  • 2 Pulmology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. , (Turkey)
  • 3 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. , (Turkey)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva pediatrica
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2017
Volume
69
Issue
5
Pages
396–402
Identifiers
DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4946.16.04245-6
PMID: 26365746
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Children with neurological impairments are at risk of recurrent acute pneumonia due to aspiration. Disturbances of swallowing phases should be remembered as a cause of pneumonia in these patients.

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