retrolingual

ret·ro·lin·gual

(ret'rō-ling'gwăl),
Relating to the back part of the tongue; posterior to the tongue.
[retro- + L. lingua, tongue]

retrolingual

(rĕt″rō-lĭng′gwăl) [L. retro, behind, + lingua, tongue]
Behind the tongue.

ret·ro·lin·gual

(ret'rō-ling'gwăl)
Relating to back part of tongue; posterior to tongue.
[retro-, back + L. lingua, tongue]
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The fiberoptic nasal endoscopy with modified Muller maneuver (FNMM) scores were 4/4, 4/4, and 3/4 for retropalatal, retrolingual, and lateral pharyngeal wall collapse, respectively.
A glossectomia da linha media (GLM) robotica e/ou a laser visa criar um alargamento de VAS retrolingual. As cirurgias que abordam a base de lingua quando realizadas de forma isolada nao levam a sucesso absoluto, ja que obstrucao das VAS na maioria das vezes ocorre em sitios multiplos.
These include uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, which resects the mafia, retrolingual, and palatine tonsillar tissue; septoplasty; rhinoplasty; nasal turbinate reduction; nasal polypectomy palatal advancement pharyngoplasty; tonsillectomy; adenoidectomy; palatal implants; tongue reduction; genioglossus advancement; and maxillomandibular advancement.
The idea of restoring the retrolingual space acting on the hyoid bone was codified by Riley et al.
Sagittal or cross-sectional images of the retropalatal and retrolingual regions (26,27) were obtained to determine the sites of narrowing, as well as the width of the tongue and UA muscle.
A patient who has clear-cut retrolingual collapse or clear-cut macroglossia should not be offered UP3 at all, either outpatient or inpatient.
Exclusion criteria included previous palatal surgery, the presence of a retrolingual obstruction, and the presence of a chronic disease that prevented surgery.
Hypopharyngeal obstruction of the retrolingual area is commonly encountered in the snoring and OSA population.
(10) A meta-analysis by Sher et al found that the success rate of UPPP was 41%, although it was as low as 5% in patients with excessive retrolingual collapse observed during endoscopy.
Schwab and Goldberg described a model for the pathogenesis of OSA in adults as the closure of the retropalatal and/or retrolingual pharyngeal airway.
(1) But for patients with a retrolingual narrowing or collapse, with or without a retropalatal component (Fujita type IIb or III obstruction), the UPPP response rate is only 5.3%.