aerodigestive


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aerodigestive

(ār'ō-dī-jes'tiv),
Denoting that part of the respiratory and digestive tracts that course in common through the pharyngeal and cervical regions.
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Minor glands of the mouth, particularly the palate and the upper aerodigestive tract account for about half of all cases.
Foreign bodies in the aerodigestive tract in pediatric patients.
1) Although Basex syndrome remains a rare paraneoplastic manifestation, psoriasiform lesions occurring in a smoking and drinking patient must lead to the suspicion of an aerodigestive tract neoplasia and could require an ENT consultation.
In the "classical view", which is used in common parlance, large areas of the aerodigestive tissue are affected by extended exposure to carcinogens, from various noxious stimuli.
We also conducted a separate logistic regression analysis focusing on patients with aerodigestive cancer.
Conclusion: X-ray was not found to be an ideal modality to diagnose fish or chicken bone impaction in the upper aerodigestive tract.
The aerodigestive and vascular anatomy of the neck is particularly susceptible to injury in direct blunt or penetrating trauma to the anterior neck (Table 1).
Table 1: Radiological grading of upper aerodigestive tract cancers Site Radiological Total I II III IVa IVb IVc Glottis 13 0 4 0 0 2 19 Oral cavity 0 0 2 5 4 0 11 Oropharynx 2 0 2 0 2 0 6 Nasopharynx 0 5 2 0 0 0 7 Hypopharynx 0 0 0 3 3 2 8 Salivary gland 0 2 2 2 0 0 6 Maxillary sinus 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 Total 15 7 12 12 10 4 60 P = 0.
Much like his lifelong research, which focuses on improving the standard of care for patients who have lung and aerodigestive cancers, Khuri wants to improve AUB and Lebanon through his pursuit of combatting the social barriers that prohibit people from fulfilling their potential.
The upper aerodigestive tract is lined by a squamous epithelium.
Material and Methods: A total of 50 patients were selected by consecutive sampling presenting with history of fishbone impaction in aerodigestive tract.
Foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract are one of the most common emergencies in day-to-day otolaryngological practice.