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oropharynx

[¦ȯr·ō′far‚iŋks]
(anatomy)
The oral pharynx, located between the lower border of the soft palate and the larynx.
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A total of 263 surveillance cultures (oropharyngeal swabs) were collected from 114 patients in the study period.
"It's worth considering the possibility that some oral, oropharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers might be prevented by HPV vaccination," dentist Stina Syrjanen of the University of Turku in Finland says in the journal issue carrying the new study.
The onset and duration of oropharyngeal swallowing were recorded from the SM-EMG activity (of the mylohyoid-geniohyoid-anterior digastric muscle complex).
Prolongation of oropharyngeal transit time was almost universal, especially with solids, ranging from 5 to 24 s (mean 12.18, SD 4.86 s).
In patients with oropharyngeal SCC, HPV testing is performed most frequently in tissue specimens acquired by biopsy of the primary tumor or needle biopsy of a metastatic lymph node.
"A delay in diagnosis is a feature of oropharyngeal cancers because they are not easy to see.
A veterinary examination revealed multiple plaques distributed throughout the oropharyngeal cavity.
'Several case reports in the 1970s suggested kissing as a mode of transmission for oropharyngeal gonorrhoea...
By far, the most significant change in head and neck cancer in the past several decades has been the rise of HPV-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).
Biopharmaceutical company Sosei Group Corporation (TSE:4565) said on Wednesday that it plans to introduce the ORAVI Mucoadhesive Tablets in 50mg in Japan for the treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC).
Global Banking News-January 31, 2019-Sosei Heptares to unveil ORAVI Mucoadhesive tablets in 50mg for treating patients with oropharyngeal candidiasis in Japan