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Glossary for Enlarged tonsils

Medical terms related to Enlarged tonsils or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
  • Adenoid disorders: A disorder of the adenoids of the throat
  • Adenoviruses: Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Eating symptoms: Symptoms related to eating.
  • Enlarged adenoids: Enlargement of the adenoid glands, which lie in the oropharynx.
  • Epstein-Barr virus: Common virus causing mononucleosis
  • Esophagus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the esophagus (digestive throat passage)
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Food symptoms: Symptoms related to food.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hyper IgM syndrome 1: Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome Xq26 and tends to affects males mostly.
  • Hyper IgM syndrome 3: Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 20q12-q13.2.
  • Hyper IgM syndrome 4: Hyper IgM syndrome is a rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body. Type 4 does not involve an increased risk of opportunistic infections and is caused by a defect on chromosome 4.
  • Hyper-IgM Syndrome: A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder which causes frequent infections involving the ears, eyes, sinuses, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and other areas of the body.
  • Hypergammaglobulinemia: An increase in the level of any of a number of gamma globulins. This can result from conditions such as chronic bacterial infections, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, dysproteinemias, liver disease and chronic granulomatous inflammations. The exact symptoms depend on the type of gamma globulins involved and the severity of the condition.
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Neck symptoms: Symptoms affecting the neck
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, during pregnancy: A cancer that originates in the lymphatic system and occurs during pregnancy. The greatest problem is the fact that the cancer is usually quite aggressive and delays in delivery often results in delayed treatment and a poor prognosis.
  • Red throat: Redness inside the throat
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency, atypical: A rare blood disorder where the body's immune system is not functioning properly due to a deficiency of certain T lymphocytes and other T lymphocytes which are unable to be utilized.
  • Sore throat: Discomfort in the throat or with swallowing
  • Streptococcal Infections: Various "strep" bacterial infections.
  • Swallowing symptoms: Problems with the ability to swallow
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Tangier disease: A rare disorder characterized by a very low level of HDL (high-density lipoprotein or "good cholesterol") in the blood. The condition occurs because the body lacks the gene to make a certain protein (Apolipoprotein A1) which normally transports fats from tissues to where it is needed.
  • Throat pain: The occurrence of pain which is located in the throat
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Timme syndrome: A syndrome involving insufficiency of the thymus, adrenal and pituitary glands. The disorder has involves three phases, each of which has varying symptoms: phase 1 is before puberty, phase 2 occurs after puberty and phase 3 tends to occur in the third decade.
  • Tonsil symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tonsils
  • Tonsilitis: Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat.
  • Tonsillitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils

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