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cavity forming the upper part of the pharynx

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1) The nasal cavity and nasopharynx are less commonly affected, but the lesions can present with nasal obstruction and epistaxis in these locations.
Gilsdorf, MD, and his group (1) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, recently showed that, among the various high-molecular-weight molecules (HMW) produced by 170 ntHi from three different geographically diverse countries, one variant in particular (HMW-A) was more likely to be found in strains producing AOM than strains simply colonizing the nasopharynx.
The pharyngeal bursa (PB) is a recess lined with respiratory epithelium along the midline posterior superior wall of the nasopharynx between the longus capitis muscles.
Clinical examination revealed on Anterior Rhinoscopy, a firm reddish mass in 20 patients, a mass on Posterior Rhinoscopy in 21 patients; 05 patients presented with cheek swelling and 04 with a bulging mass in the Nasopharynx (Table 6).
In clinical practice, parotid gland can be infiltrated directly by late-stage primary lesion in the nasopharynx.
Level V node with primary site in nasopharynx was found in five cases.
The nasopharynx was rechecked, and no atypical presentation was noted.
The mean distortion score of MRI at 9 different sections of head and neck including tongue, body of mandible, hard palate, orbits/globes, nasopharynx, pituitary gland, frontal lobe, temporal lobe and brain stem with Dantauram metallic orthodontic brackets on the teeth was noted.
The tumoral mass which was found to have originated from the left posterior lateral wall of the nasopharynx was removed with the help of a bipolar cautery.
19 March 2014 - The University of Hong Kong (HKU) said Wednesday that together with the University of Toronto and Queen Elizabeth Hospital had developed a novel trans-oral nasopharynx (NP) brush biopsy test for early detection of nasopharyngeal cancer.
The patient was treated for nasopharynx cancer using intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and the treatment was delivered by an Elekta Synergy linear accelerator.
The nasopharynx is part of the respiratory tract and forms the upper section of the pharynx leading to the lungs.
Lymphoepithelioma is a malignant tumour found in the nasopharynx.
Few of them can live in the neighboring habitats of the nasopharynx or skin, so are confined to the mouth.
They are probably a co-factor in that respiratory viruses permit increased colonization and growth of pathogenic bacteria in the nasopharynx.