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Glossary for Edema of larynx

Medical terms related to Edema of larynx or mentioned in this section include:

  • Airway occlusion: swelling of the laryngeal mucosa
  • Allergic reaction: A hypersensitivity reaction produced by the body, which results in an exaggerated or inappropriate immune reaction to a particular substance.
  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Anaphylaxis: An immediate hypersensitivity reaction due to the exposure of a specific antigen to a sensitized individual
  • Angioedema: oedema of the skin, mucous and submucous tissues of the body
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • Communication symptoms: Symptoms related to problems with communication.
  • Edema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Extremely painful pharyngeal spasms: spasm of the muscles of the pharynx which are the inferior, middle and superior constrictors, salpingopharyngeus, and stylopharyngeus
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia: A condition which is characterized by sever pain that originates on the side of the throat and extends to the ear
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypocalcemia: Low blood calcium levels
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Laryngospasm: spasm of the muscles of the larynx
  • Larynx conditions: Any condition that affects that larynx
  • Larynx pain: Laryngeal pain - also known as the voice box. Usually occurs due to inflammation of the larynx.
  • Larynx symptoms: Symptoms affecting the larynx (voice box) in the neck
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Neck symptoms: Symptoms affecting the neck
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pharyngeal edema: swelling of the pharynx
  • Pharyngeal muscle spasms: spasm of the muscles of the pharynx which are the inferior, middle and superior constrictors, salpingopharyngeus, and stylopharyngeus
  • Quinsy: Tonsil abscess
  • Rabies: An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Retropharyngeal abscess: The high mortality rate of retropharyngeal abscess is owing to its association with airway obstruction
  • Serum sickness: Type of allergic reaction to certain medications or serums
  • Speech symptoms: Problems with speech or voice.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • 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.
  • Tetany: Involuntary cramps of the muscles caused by low blood calcium levels.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Voice symptoms: Symptoms affecting the voice

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