pharyngeal space

pha·ryn·ge·al space

the area occupied by the pharynx (nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharnynx). Not to be confused with the retropharyngeal space.
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All kinds of operations of major head and neck surgeries including parotid, Para pharyngeal space and endoscopic nasal surgeries were being performed at the department, which were available at only few hospitals in the public sector, he added.
The infection spreads via the peritonsillar tissue to the adjacent pharyngeal space (1).
Bozeman also identifies mistakes commonly made by students, such as collapsing the pharyngeal space.
Infection proceeds from the oral cavity into the lateral pharyngeal space, which is divided into an anterior (muscular) and posterior (neurovascular) compartment.
You have cancers of the salivary glands and rarer tumours like para pharyngeal space tumours, nerve sheath tumours, sarcomas, cancer in the ears affecting the temporal bone - but are rare.
mentioned that it is very important to observe the ratio between soft palate and pharyngeal space to preserve correct speech and prevent sleep apnea in later life.8 They focused on the treatment of skeletal Class III subjects involving maxillary protraction which was stated to disturb the afore-mentioned balance causing speech difficulty after therapy.
Para pharyngeal space tumors constitutes only 0.5-0.8 % of all tumors of which Lipoma is the rarest.
Dural repair through the transoral approach is difficult and CSF leak into the pharyngeal space is a significant complication with high morbidity and mortality, making these key issues in the ultimate success of the surgery.
Some singers tighten pharyngeal muscles, believing them to be inhaling muscles, resulting in audible inhaling because of the constriction in the pharyngeal space. When singers correctly map the area as digestive, not respiratory, they no longer constrict on inhalation.
Muscular action by the base of the tongue moves the food bolus into the pharyngeal space of the digestive tract.
The results showed that growth of the thyroid (as indicated by its volume) is not accompanied by expansion of the primordium into the surrounding pharyngeal space (as indicated by its area).