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Differential Diagnosis For Choking


List of current finding(s):

Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Drowning/Near- drowning
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Vincent's infection/trench mouth
Diphtheria myocarditis/toxicity
Infected organ, Abscesses
Abscess, parapharyngeal
Peritonsillar abscess
Pneumonia, aspiration
Abscess, retropharyngeal
Neoplastic Disorders
Carcinoma throat/vallecular
Esophageal tumor
Papilloma, larynx
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Eaton-Lambert syndrome
Scleroderma esophagus
Idiopathic Anaphylactoid Reactions/Recurrent
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Tracheoesophageal fistula
Anomalous origin innominate artery
Pierre Robin syndrome
Vascular ring congenital syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
Schwartz-Jampel syndrome
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Relational, Mental, Psychiatric Disorders
Panic attacks/Anxiety disorder
Breath holding spells/childhood
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Acute gastric acid/aspiration syndrome
Airway obstruction
Food choking/'cafe coronary' asphyxia
Foreign body, larynx
Foreign body, throat
Foreign body, trachea
Gastric acid aspiration, chronic
Mineral oil aspiration
Upper airway obstruction
Esophageal ring syndrome
Esophageal Zenker's diverticulum
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Palsy, pseudobulbar
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Neuropathy, autonomic
Myasthenia gravis
Pickwick's syndrome
Reference to Organ System
Bulbar paralysis/palsy
Jugular foramen syndrome
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Cholinergic crisis toxidrome
Chemical fumes inhalation
Irritating fumes/chemical inhalants
Smoke inhalation
Arsenical vesicants/CBW Weapon
Vomiting CBW agent (Dm/Da/Dc) Weapon exposure
Acid ingestion
Alkali corrosive/ingestion
Corrosive agent ingestion
Crude oil ingestion/aspiration
Gasoline poisoning
Lubricating oils ingestion/aspiration
Mustard gas exposure/poisoning
Ammonia exposure/inhalation
Chlorine gas poisoning
Hydrazine/methyl hydrazine reagent exposure
Kerosene poisoning
Phosgene inhalation/poisoning
Alkali Ingestion/Poisoning
Nitrogen tetroxide reagent exposure
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Chemical tracheobronchitis
Choking (finding)
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External Links Related to Choking
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)