retropharyngeal


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ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al

(ret'rō-fă-rin'jē-ăl),
Posterior to the pharynx.

retropharyngeal

/ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al/ (-fah-rin´je-al)
1. pertaining to the posterior part of the pharaynx.
2. posterior to the pharynx.

retropharyngeal

(rĕt′rō-fə-rĭn′jē-əl, -jəl, -făr′ĭn-jē′əl)
adj.
Situated or occurring behind the pharynx.

ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al

(ret'rō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Behind the pharynx.

ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al

(ret'rō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Posterior to pharynx.

retropharyngeal

behind the pharynx.

retropharyngeal abscess
see pharyngeal abscess.
retropharyngeal lymph node abscess
see pharyngeal abscess.
retropharyngeal lymph node enlargement
enlargement causes interference with respiration and swallowing. The principal sign is snoring. In large animals the glands are palpable via the oral cavity or inspected by fiberoptoscopic viewing. See also pharyngeal lymphadenopathy.
retropharyngeal lymph nodes
lymph nodes in the tissues in the dorsum of the pharynx.
retropharyngeal lymphadenopathy
see pharyngeal lymphadenopathy.
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MRI findings demonstrated a smooth retropharyngeal effusion extending from the skull base to the C5 level and asymmetric edema of the left longus colli muscle (Figure 2).
The large majority of these lesions were in the lymph nodes, particularly the medial retropharyngeal lymph nodes.
Retropharyngeal region extending to the left parapharyngeal space measuring 6.
The correct imaging diagnosis is based on (1) the presence of pathognomonic calcification in the superior tendon fibers of the longus colli muscle, (2) the presence of fluid within the retropharyngeal space without associated enhancement around the effusion, (3) the absence of inflammatory retropharyngeal lymph nodes, (4) the absence of any bony destruction of the adjacent cervical vertebrae, and (5) recognition of the variability in the degree of tendinous calcium deposition, which may range from subtle to the more typical marked globular amorphous appearance.
10) In our case, retropharyngeal soft tissue swelling was demonstrated.
Table 1: Result of gross examination of cattle lymph nodes Regional lymph nodes Number % Retropharyngeal 20 10.
Importantly, the therapist also clears retropharyngeal, cervical, and sub-mandibular nodes.
Following surgery, a retropharyngeal hematoma developed, causing difficulty breathing and swallowing.
CT scan of the neck showed extensive inflammatory changes involving the thyroid gland and surrounding tissues, as well as evolving thyroid abscess, extending to the left retropharyngeal area (Figure 1).
Disposition of these lymph nodes is similar to that of the swine, although retropharyngeal nodes were not observed.
1968; Anderson 2001), where larvae migrate, feed, and grow within various nasopharyngeal regions of the host including the retropharyngeal pouches, soft palate, under the tongue, glottis, and throughout the nasal passages.

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