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ch35 terms

ch35 oral/esophageal terms

QuestionAnswer
achalasia absent/ineffective peristalsis of the distal esophagus & failure of esophageal sphincter to relax when swallowing
dysphagia difficulty swallowing
dysplasia abnormal change in cells
esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) fiberoptic visualization thru mouth, throat, GI tract to assess stomach, sm int., biopsies performed
gastroesophageal reflux backflow of gastric/duodenal contents into esophagus
hernia protrusion of an organ or part of through wall of the cavity that normally contains it
lithotripsy use of shock waves to break up or disintegrate stones
odynophagia PAIN on swallowing
PAROTITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE PAROTID GLAND
PERIAPICAL ABSCESS ABSCESSED TOOTH
PYROSIS HEARTBURN
SIALADENTITIS INFLAMMATION OF SALIVARY GLANDS
STOMATITIS INFLAMMATION OF ORAL MUCOSA
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS conditions that cause pain or dysfxn of the TMJ and surrounding structures
vagotomy syndrome dumping syndrome gastrointestinal symptoms, diarrhea, cramping, resulting from rapid gastric emptying
Created by: rtcdavis