Disease Information for Hiccoughs

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Hiccough/Hiccups
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Esophagus involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Nefopam ( )
Definition

A spasm of the diaphragm that causes a sudden inhalation followed by rapid closure of the glottis which produces a sound.

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