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Pediatric Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing



Children with feeding and swallowing disorders (dysphagia) include difficulty with any step of the feeding process, from the point where food or liquid is taken into the mouth until it reaches the stomach or intestines. Children with dysphagia may experience difficulty breathing or may choke or cough while trying to eat, and they may not be at the appropriate weight for their age. 

Conditions and Treatments

  • Treatments
    • Bronchial alveolar lavage
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Modified barium swallow