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Mucosal melanomas of the upper aerodigestive tract may arise at the following primary tumor sites: sinonasal, oral cavity, larynx, nasopharynx, and other.
Laryngeal papillomatosis is a rare disease which causes tumor in the aerodigestive tract. Laryngeal papillomatosis is caused by the human papillomavirus and results in infection of the throat.
Premalignant changes in normal appearing epithelium in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract. Am J Surg 1982;144(4):401-5.
The latter description refers to PNI inflicted on ventrodorsal axis, which alleviates assessment of vascular and aerodigestive tract and surgical approach.
Both alcohol and tobacco act independently and synergistically to cause genetic damage to squamous cells in the mucosa of the aerodigestive tract by the covalent bonding of the carcinogen benzopyrene diol epoxide (BPDE) and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) adducts throughout the genome including cytochrome p53 mutations [17].
Ohno et al., "Multiple occurrence of carcinoma in the upper aerodigestive tract associated with esophageal cancer: reference to smoking, drinking and family history," International Journal of Cancer Banner, vol.
It is usually found in minor salivary glands of the mouth, particularly the palate, and the upper aerodigestive tract. Tumor is characterized by indolent course, a high rate of metastasis with late onset and low rate of long term survival.
Smoker's melanosis is the brown to blackish discoloration of the aerodigestive tract mucosa in the oropharynx, laryngopharynx, and esophagus.
Lesions in neck area can include vascular, aerodigestive tract, salivary gland, neurological tissue or structures, and bone.
[8] The concept was first examined in the upper aerodigestive tract, where multiple primary tumors and local recurrent tumors originated from the anaplastic tendency of multiple cells.
Conclusion: X-ray was not found to be an ideal modality to diagnose fish or chicken bone impaction in the upper aerodigestive tract.
(6) Treatment indications include: sleep apnea, aerodigestive tract compression, neck pain, and/ or aesthetics.