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Glossary for Throat ulcers

Medical terms related to Throat ulcers or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acquired agranulocytosis: A blood disorder characterized by low levels of white blood cells (granular leukocytes) in the circulating blood. The condition is usually caused by certain drugs especially chemotherapy drugs.
  • Behcet's syndrome: Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas.
  • Bejel: An infectious disease related to syphilis but is transmitted through nonsexual skin contact. Often starts with a sore in the mouth and then progresses to affect the skin and bones.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Canker sores: Ulcers of the mouth or nearby areas
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Decreased folate: Decrease in one of the B vitamins required for red blood cell production
  • Dermatostomatitis, Stevens Johnson type: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
  • Diphtheria: Infectious bacterial respiratory disease
  • Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
  • Hand-Foot-Mouth Syndrome: An infectious viral disease caused by the coxsackievirus A. The disease is characterized by the development of blisters in the mouth and on hands and feet. The disease is spread by contact with body fluids from an infected person and the incubation period is 3 - 7 days. The infection is most common in children under the age of ten but can occur in teenagers and sometimes in adults.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Herpangina: A condition which is infective and caused by the coxsackie virus
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Oral thrush: Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the mouth.
  • Pain swallowing: Pain related to the action of swallowing
  • Peritonsillar abscess: also known as quinsy
  • Primary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by a primary chancre which is infectious and painless
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Secondary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
  • Sore throat: Discomfort in the throat or with swallowing
  • Stevens Johnson syndrome: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
  • Swallowing symptoms: Problems with the ability to swallow
  • Throat disorder:
  • Throat pain: The occurrence of pain which is located in the throat
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Ulcers: A defect in epithelial tissue due to necrotic inflammation
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, insufficient dietary intake, certain medications (e.g. metformin), inherited conditions (e.g. transcobalamin deficiency) and certain chronic parasitic intestinal infestations.
  • 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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