Globus pharyngeus : a review of etiology, diagnostics, and treatment

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Järvenpää , P , Arkkila , P & Aaltonen , L-M 2018 , ' Globus pharyngeus : a review of etiology, diagnostics, and treatment ' , European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology , vol. 275 , no. 8 , pp. 1945-1953 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5041-1

Title: Globus pharyngeus : a review of etiology, diagnostics, and treatment
Author: Järvenpää, Pia; Arkkila, Perttu; Aaltonen, Leena-Maija
Contributor organization: Clinicum
Korva-, nenä- ja kurkkutautien klinikka
University of Helsinki
Department of Medicine
Gastroenterologian yksikkö
HUS Head and Neck Center
HUS Abdominal Center
Date: 2018-08
Language: eng
Number of pages: 9
Belongs to series: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
ISSN: 0937-4477
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5041-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/304112
Abstract: Globus is a non-painful sensation of a lump or a foreign body in the throat, and it frequently improves with eating. Although globus is a common symptom, only little is known about the etiology, and the causes have remained controversial. Previously, globus was labelled as a hysterical symptom. However, nowadays, the research has been mainly focused on somatic causes and it is suspected that the etiology is complex. Because of the unclear etiology, the diagnostics and treatment are varying, predisposing patients to possible unnecessary investigations. This review presents the current literature of globus: its etiology, diagnostics, and treatment. In addition, a special aim is to discuss the rational investigation methods in globus diagnostics and present a diagnostic algorithm based on recent researches.
Subject: Globus pharyngeus
Globus diagnostics
Etiology
Treatment
GASTROESOPHAGEAL-REFLUX DISEASE
UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER
HIGH-RESOLUTION MANOMETRY
LARYNGOPHARYNGEAL REFLUX
MOTILITY DISORDERS
TRANSNASAL ESOPHAGOSCOPY
CHICAGO CLASSIFICATION
POSTERIOR LARYNGITIS
GENERAL-POPULATION
PROSPECTIVE TRIAL
3125 Otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology
3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine
Peer reviewed: Yes
Usage restriction: openAccess
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