hypopharynx


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hypopharynx

[¦hī·pō′far·iŋks]
(anatomy)
(invertebrate zoology)
A sensory, tonguelike structure on the floor of the mouth of many insects; sometimes modified for piercing.
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Impaction of ingested FB in the hypopharynx is common in emergency department practice (2) with a spectrum of presentation ranging from acute life-threatening airway obstructions to less severe forms that can, however, lead to serious complications if not diagnosed and treated promptly (3).
We report the first case of myofibrosarcoma of the hypopharynx occurring 16 years after radiotherapy to a well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of larynx.
The data sheet provided spaces for the video freeze frame measurement of the cross sectional area of the hypopharynx before and during the Mueller's maneuver.
Ordonez failed to exercise due care during the first surgery to avoid perforating her esophagus or hypopharynx.
Hypopharynx straight, slender, subequal in length to labrum; salivary pump small.
The esophagus begins at the lower aspect of the hypopharynx.
Patients with cancer in the oropharynx, which lies behind the oral cavity, and those with cancer in the hypopharynx, located at the bottom part of the pharynx, are more likely to have late-stage disease.
His disease is stage IV carcinoma of the hypopharynx, considered deadlier than more common throat cancers.
ureteric calculi of insufficient density to be visible on plain films and impacted fish bones in the hypopharynx and cervical oesophagus, which may not be visible on plain films (Fig.
Endoscopic examination of her larynx and hypopharynx showed that both vocal cords were mobile and the mucosa was erythematous.
Miki, who was under treatment after hypopharynx cancer surgery in 2006, was 64.