Published online Nov 12, 2013. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v3.i3.45
Revised: September 4, 2013
Accepted: November 7, 2013
Published online: November 12, 2013
Core tip: Although dysphagia symptoms are common in rheumatological diseases, these conditions are often overlooked. Both the diagnosis and treatment of them is an issue to be considered carefully as they will lead to an apparent improvement in the patient’s quality of life. Health professionals should be made aware of this issue.