Glossary for Nasal obstruction
Medical terms related to Nasal obstruction or mentioned in this section include:
- Acute rhinitis: An acute condition which affects the nasal mucous caused by inflammation
- Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
- Asrar-Facharzt-Haque syndrome: A form of sinus histiocytosis characterized by lymphadenopathy as well as involvement of other tissues such as the sinus cavity, skin, lungs, bone, eyes, kidneys, testes, head and neck area and the central nervous system. Symptoms vary according to the organ involved. The condition usually runs a prolonged course with spontaneous remission occurring in some cases. Rare cases may be fatal.
- Atrophic rhinitis: Type of rhinitis caused by thinning nasal membranes
- Basilar skull fracture: is a fracture which involves the base of the skull. It is very rare and occurs in 4% of head injury cases
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing difficulties: Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea).
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
- Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
- Common cold: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
- Deviated Septum: A septum in the nose that is deviated from the normal position
- Discharge: Various types of fluid discharges
- EAF: A very rare type of tumor that occurs in the sinus and nasal tracts and upper respiratory system.
- Enlarged adenoids: Enlargement of the adenoid glands, which lie in the oropharynx.
- Esthesioneuroblastoma: A rare type of tumor that occurs in the upper nasal cavity. The tumor may obstruct one or both nostrils.
- Extra-upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes but is located in sites other than the upper aerodigestive tract, nasopharynx and nasal cavity. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive.
- Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes. It usually in the nasal area but can also occur in the gastrointestinal tract, trachea, skin, liver and other soft tissues. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive.
- Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes and in particular, is located in the nasal region. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive. It is often associated with the Epstein-Barr virus.
- Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal type: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes. It usually in the nasal area but can also occur in the gastrointestinal tract, trachea or skin. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive. Specific symptoms will vary depending on the exact location of the tumor.
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hypopigmented lesions in children: Hypopigmented lesions in children refers are sores or ulcers that are colorless or have lost color in a child.
- Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis: A rare, progressive blood vessel disease where nodular lesions destroy blood vessels - lungs, skin and nervous system are mainly involved.
- Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: A rare type of cancer that involves connective (bone, cartilage, fat) and epithelial (skin and lining of internal organs) tissue and tends to be of a large size. It often tends to occur in the nose, pharynx and sinus areas. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the tumor.
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
- Mucus symptoms: Symptoms related to mucus
- Nasal papillomas: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of papillomas in the nose
- Nasal polyp: A polyp that is found in the nasal passage
- Nasal polyps: A growth or mass in the mucous membrane of the nasal passage
- Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: A malignant cancer that occurs in the nasopharynx area which is the upper part of the throat. Often there are no symptoms until the cancer has metastasized to other parts of the body such as the neck.
- Nasopharynx cancer: A condition which is characterized a malignancy located in the nasopharynx
- Nose conditions: Any condition that affects the nose
- Nose symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nose
- Occupational Cancer -- Sino Nasal Carcinoma: Occupational exposure during soldering can increase the risk of developing sino nasal carcinoma.
- Pregnancy: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Rhinitis: Nasal lining inflammation leading to runny/blocked nose
- Rosai-Dorfman disease: A rare condition characterized by excessive production and accumulation of a particular white blood cell (histiocyte). Accumulation primarily occurs in the lymph nodes, especially in the neck, but may also occur in the skin, central nervous system, digestive tract and kidneys.
- Runny nose: Runny nasal discharge (medically named coryza)
- Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
- Shortness of breath: The feeling of being short of breath
- Single upper central incisor: A very rare syndrome characterized by various defects in the middle of the face.
- Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma: A rare but aggressive tumor that occurs in the nasal or sinus cavities.
- Sinus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sinuses
- Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
- Stuffed nose: Blockage to the nose often from runny nose
- Surgical errors/complications: Any error or complication that arises from surgery
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Temperature symptoms: Abnormalities of body temperature including fever.
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
- Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
- Upper Aerodigestive Tract NK/T cell lymphoma: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes but is located in the upper aerodigestive tract. It includes tumors in the nasopharynx, nasal cavity as well as the upper aerodigestive tract. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive.
- Vasomotor rhinitis: Type of rhinitis related to dry air
- Wegener's granulomatosis: A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected.
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