chapter  54
Neurological disease of the pharynx
ByKim Ah-See, Miles Bannister
Pages 6

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY The reader is referred to a detailed discussion of the relevant anatomical details and physiology of swallowing in Chapter 47, Anatomy of the pharynx and oesophagus, and Chapter 48, Physiology of swallowing. A good understanding of these concepts is a necessary prelude to understanding management of neurological diseases of the pharynx.