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Glossary for Oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal airway obstruction in children

Medical terms related to Oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal airway obstruction in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
  • Airway obstruction: airway obstruction is a blockage of the upper airway, which can be in the trachea, laryngeal (voice box), or pharyngeal (throat) areas or involve the bronch.
  • Airway obstruction in children: Airway obstruction in children refers to an object or disease process that causes partial or total blockage of a child's breathing tube and leads to difficulty breathing or inability to breath.
  • Anaphylaxis: An immediate hypersensitivity reaction due to the exposure of a specific antigen to a sensitized individual
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Cerbellar disorders: diseases of cerebellum affect movement control
  • Cerebellar lesions: diseases of cerebellum affect movement control
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Enlarged tonsils: Enlargement of the tonsils, which are glands found in the oropharynx.
  • Epiglottitis: is the inflammation of the epiglottis and is a medical emergency
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Lump: Any type of lump on the skin or body areas
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome: A condition that occurs when an infant suffers respiratory distress following birth due to the presence of meconium in the amniotic fluid.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Neck symptoms: Symptoms affecting the neck
  • Oropharyngeal causes of airway obstruction: Oropharyngeal causes of airway obstruction refers to a blockage in the breathing passage caused by a disease, disorder, or condition of the uppermost section of the throat.
  • Peanut Allergy: Allergic reaction brought on by the ingestion of, or exposure to peanuts in a sensitised person
  • Pharynx symptoms: Symptoms affecting the pharynx of the throat.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.

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