Silent aspiration following stroke.

Journal Article

Neurogenic dysphagia following stroke is not limited to brainstem involvement. Among 21 patients with stroke, one-third demonstrated only unilateral signs. In eight patients with silent aspiration, less subjective complaints, weaker cough, and dysphonia occurred more often. Videofluoroscopy must be used liberally in unilateral and bilateral strokes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Horner, J; Massey, EW

Published Date

  • February 1, 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 317 - 319

PubMed ID

  • 3340301

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-3878

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States