aerodigestive tract

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Aerodigestive Tract

The mixed airway/gastrointestinal tract that includes the oral cavity, pharynx, paranasal sinuses, sinonasal tract, larynx, pyriform sinus, pharynx, and upper oesophagus.

aerodigestive tract

Surgical anatomy A term that encompasses the oral cavity, sinonasal tract, larynx, pyriform sinus, pharynx, and esophagus

aerodigestive tract

The anatomic region in the oral cavity and throat through which both air and food pass.
See also: tract
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8] The concept was first examined in the upper aerodigestive tract, where multiple primary tumors and local recurrent tumors originated from the anaplastic tendency of multiple cells.
Objective: To assess the use of plain film radiology in the detection of fish and chicken bones in the upper aerodigestive tract.
Upper aerodigestive tract complications in a neonate with linear IgA bullous dermatosis.
Spindle cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract mucosa.
The upper aerodigestive tract is the most frequent location of the lesions, although it can occur in virtually any organ in the body.
The upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) includes mainly the nose and paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, and salivary glands.
The upper aerodigestive tract is lined by a squamous epithelium.
Conclusion: IDL shows higher diagnostic accuracy than neck X-Rays for detection of fishbone in upper aerodigestive tract.
Foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract are one of the most common emergencies in day-to-day otolaryngological practice.
Based on available epidemiological data, an international group of epidemiologists and alcohol researchers concluded that alcohol induces carcinogenesis in numerous organs, including the upper aerodigestive tract, liver, colorectum, and female breast (Baan et al.
Sarcomatoid carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract.
said David Conway, PhD, who conducted the study "Socioeconomic Risk Factors Associated with Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancer.