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Flashcards in Nose and Mouth Disorders Deck (12):
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allergic rhinitis

inflammation of the nasal airways, aka hay fever. Typically seasonal

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cheiloschisis

congenital deformity affecting the upper (clef) lip where the upper lip does not form normally, leaving a fissue or cleft. Often accompanied by palatoschisis

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dysphonia

hoarseness of voice

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epistaxis

nosebleed

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laryngospasm

involuntary contraction of muscle tissue of larynx

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laryngitis

inflammation of larynx

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nasal polyp

fleshy tissue mass in the mucosa of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses

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pharyngitis

inflammation of the pharynx, sore throat

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rhinorrhea

a runny nose, typically also involving symptoms of postnasal drip

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sialadenitis

inflammation of the salivary glands

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sinusitis

inflammation of the sinuses

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tonsilitis

inflammation and swelling of the tonsils caused by bacterial or viral infection