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Glossary for Difficulty opening mouth

Medical terms related to Difficulty opening mouth or mentioned in this section include:

  • Aggressive fibromatosis -- parapharyngeal space: A type of tumor that occur near in the space around the pharynx and is locally invasive but not malignant. They tend to occur mainly in the head and neck region and symptoms depend on the exact location and aggressiveness of the tumor. Tumors often reoccur after surgical removal which then requires further treatment with radiation and chemotherapy.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Broken jaw: Fracture of the jaw bone (mandible)
  • Chronic tonsillitis: Chronic infection/inflammation of the tonsils.
  • Convulsions: A series of involuntary contractions of voluntary muscles.
  • Dental caries: Decay of the teeth
  • Dental infection: Infection involving the teeth or gums.
  • Dental pain: Any pain that is caused by ones dentition
  • Difficulty opening mouth in children: Difficulty opening mouth in children is a condition in which a child has trouble opening the mouth and jaw.
  • Elapid poisoning: Sea snakes, Kraits and cobras are from the Elapid group of snakes. The toxicity of the venom varies depending on the species. The venom is usually toxic to the nerves or heart. Early symptoms such as drowsiness can occur within 30 minutes with more severe symptoms developing over the next few hours. Severe envenomation can result in death within hours.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
  • Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal development of the skeleton and muscles.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Jaw conditions: Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (the jaw).
  • Jaw pain: Pain affecting the jaw or jawbone
  • Jaw sprain: Damage to ligaments in the jaw.
  • Jaw symptoms: Symptoms affecting the jaw
  • Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
  • Mouth conditions: Any condition that affects the mouth
  • Mouth pain: Pain or burning of the mouth
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Mumps: An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Noma: A gangrenous mouth infection that spreads to include the face.
  • Peritonsillar abscess: also known as quinsy
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Scleredema adultorum: A rare skin condition characterized by thickening of the skin usually in the head, neck and upper body area. The disorder is often associated with conditions such as infections, myelomas and diabetes.
  • Scleroderma: A rare, progressive connective tissue disorder involving thickening and hardening of the skin and connective tissue. There are a number of forms of scleroderma with some forms being systemic (involving internal organs).
  • Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
  • Stroke: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Strychnine poisoning: Excessive ingestion of strychnine.
  • Tetanus: A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen to survive.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tonsilitis: Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat.
  • Tonsillitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils
  • Tooth decay: Tooth decay or dental caries
  • Trismus: Inability to open the jaw.
  • Upper Respiratory Infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
  • Upper respiratory infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Difficulty opening mouth:

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