In minor hysteria there is commonly a sensation of a rising ball in the throat—the globus hystericus.
In some instances it is associated with partial regurgitation of a mass of air (the globus hystericus).
In minor hysteria there is commonly a sensation of a rising ball in the throat (the globus hystericus).
This sometimes takes the form of a sensation as of a lump in the throat (globus hystericus).
A very frequent symptom is a choking sensation, as if a ball came up the throat and stuck there (globus hystericus).
The hysterical phenomenon of globus hystericus was long afterward attributed to obstruction of respiration by the womb.
globus hystericus globus hys·ter·i·cus (hĭ-stěr'ĭ-kəs)
A sensation as of having a lump or ball in the throat, symptomatic of hysteria.