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1,177 Possible Causes for Oropharynxs

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    How common are cancers of the oropharynx? Each year, in the U.S., about 9,000 people are diagnosed with cancers of the oropharynx that may be caused by HPV.[web.archive.org] Although our collection period captured peak rhinovirus activity, gargling may be more effective for pathogens which predominantly colonize the oropharynx.[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com] Cancers of the oropharynx are about four times more common in men than women. How do people get oral HPV?[web.archive.org]

  • Influenza

    Zanamivir is highly concentrated in the respiratory tract; 10 to 20 percent of the active compound reaches the lungs, and the rest is deposited in the oropharynx.[dx.doi.org] […] of cytokines is probably responsible for the severity of avian influenza in humans, resulting in rapid progression. [17] The major entry site seems to be conjunctiva and oropharynx[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    At the day 2 visit, a nurse or medical assistant obtained an interval history, tympanic membrane temperature, and a pediatrician or nurse practitioner examined the oropharynx[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Right here we have the oral cavity, so this is called the oropharynx, and finally the bottom most portion of the pharynx is known as the laryngopharynx.[khanacademy.org] It may be common in young children and presents with whitish plaques in the oropharynx.[web.archive.org]

  • Sinusitis

    […] enlargement benign or malignant tumours involving the sinuses congenital velopharyngeal insufficiency (an incomplete closure of the velopharyngeal sphincter between the oropharynx[veterans.gc.ca]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    These organisms are normal inhabitants of the skin, oropharynx, and gastrointestinal and female genital tracts.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Moreover, detection of streptococci in the oropharynx does not exclude infectious mononucleosis.[merck.com] Throat swabs: growth of group A streptococci does not identify the cause of the pharyngitis; 30% of patients with IM have group A streptococcus in the oropharynx.[patient.info] EBV has an exceptionally high species specificity: it replicates almost exclusively in human epithelial cells of the oropharynx and in B lymphocytes.[lecturio.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Parkinson's disease, or patients with oesophageal obstruction are at risk of aspiration pneumonia which usually affects the right lung and is caused by anaerobes from the oropharynx[patient.info] Although Nilsson 2008 found that M. pneumoniae DNA could persist in the oropharynx for up to seven months, a more recent study has demonstrated that M. pneumoniae carriage[doi.org]

  • Oropharyngeal Cancer

    Oropharynx Malignant Neoplasm of the Oropharynx cancer of oropharynx Malignant Oropharyngeal Neoplasm malignant oropharynx neoplasm edit English oropharynx cancer pharynx[wikidata.org] Also, it has not yet spread outside the oropharynx. Cancer is larger than 40 mm and has not spread outside the oropharynx.[en.wikipedia.org] What is the oropharynx? The oropharynx is the middle part of the pharynx (throat).[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Throat Cancer

    Oropharynx: The oropharynx is the middle part of the pharynx.[roswellpark.org] Also, keep in mind that smoking is still the predominant cause of oropharynx cancer. 3.[prevention.com] The next part of the throat is the oropharynx or the back of the mouth.[cancerresearchuk.org]

  • Lemierre Syndrome

    Lemierre's syndrome is characterized by disseminated abscesses and thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein after infection of the oropharynx.[content.nejm.org] It is defined as an "oropharynx bacterial infection characterized by the thrombophlebitis in the internal jugular vein, derived in a systemic septic embolism".[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lemierre syndrome (LS) is a multisystemic infection beginning in the oropharynx and leading to thrombosis of the internal jugular vein (IJV) with septic emboli and potential[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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