oropharynx


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cavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth

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In case a foreign body accidentally slips into the oral cavity during dental procedures, the head of the patient should be turned sideways or downwards and he/she should be asked to cough to prevent the foreign body from entering the oropharynx. Next, the oral cavity and oropharynx of the patient should be thoroughly examined under light.
'Hence, the importance of the oropharynx has been neglected in gonorrhoea transmission.
Less frequently, the lesions have also been reported on oropharynx and oesophagus.2,6 The condition usually affects middle aged or elderly patients, irrespective of gender.2 In the present case, the lesion occurred at the junction of soft and hard palate of the middle aged female patient.
To analyze the situation of oral and oropharynx cancer in Minas Gerais, data made available by the System of Information about Mortality (SIM) (17).
Patients 18 years of age or older with a clinically suspicious lesion of the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, mandible, or neck that met at least three of the following four criteria were eligible to participate: (1) at least 2 cm in diameter, (2) increasing in size over time, (3) present for at least 30 days, and (4) nonpainful.
Tumor sites were oral cavity, larynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx in 5%, 20%, 60%, and 15% of patients, respectively.
This demonstrated a linear opacity extending from the oropharynx to the right thyroid ala.
We report a case of hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma occurring synchronously with EPM of the oropharynx in which radiotherapy was used as the curative treatment.
In Cyprus, 468 new cases of cancer of the lip, tongue, mouth, salivary glands, tonsils and oropharynx were recorded between 2000 and 2014.
Particularly, involvement of the oral cavity and/or the oropharynx may cause some significant clinical problems and is challenging to treat (3).
In some camels, the dulaa gets entrapped in oropharynx along with food material.