Clinical ReferenceHandout

Common Autoimmune Diseases and Dysphagia

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Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages

Population:

Adult

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

Anatomy/PhysiologyDysphagia
Autoimmune diseases can cause dysphagia when the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells, organs, and tissues involved in the swallowing process. This handout provides basic information on fifteen autoimmune diseases that can affect swallow function. Amos, J., Baron, A., & Rubin, A. D. (2016). Autoimmune swallowing disorders. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck […]
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