Esophageal Dysphagia in Children | Symptoms & Causes

What are the symptoms of esophageal dysphagia in children?

The primary symptom of esophageal dysphagia is the sensation of having food or liquid stuck in the esophagus after swallowing. Other symptoms may include:

  • choking
  • coughing
  • wheezing or hoarseness
  • regurgitation or heartburn
  • drooling
  • weight loss or failure to thrive

What causes esophageal dysphagia in children?

Esophageal dysphagia in children can have many causes. These include: