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Hypopharyngeal Cancer 下咽癌2023/1/12
In Taiwan, hypopharyngeal cancer is the third cancer of head and neck beyond oral and nasopharyngeal cancer. The occurrence of hypopharyngeal cancer is in close relationship with smoking, alcohol and betel quid. 95% hypopharyngeal malignancies are squamous cell carcinoma.
Neck mass 頸部腫瘤須知2023/1/12
Neck mass is a common discomfort in otolaryngology. Many people visit doctors due to worry about malignancy, because they note that painful / painless neck mass accidentally.
"Hoarseness" is a term often used to describe any change in quality of voice. Hoarseness that lasts for more than two weeks requires a complete otolaryngologic examination to rule out potentially serious causes such as malignancy.
Epiglottitis (Acute Supraglottic Laryngitis) 會厭炎2023/1/12
Epiglottis is a cartilage structure which is located at junction of tongue base and larynx. Its function is to mask larynx (respiratory tract) while swallowing to prevent people from aspiration pneumonia or lung injury.
Chronic Pharyngitis 了解慢性咽炎2023/1/12
Many people suffer from lump throat for a long time and they often feel there is something locked in the throat, and cannot be removed by coughing or vomiting.
Laryngeal cancer 喉癌2023/1/12
Larynx is an organ with a function phonation composed of bone, cartilage, and soft tissue. It locates just above the tracheal.
If the postoperative wound pain is obvious, apply a cold compress to the external neck of the jawbone.
Acute Tonsillitis 淺談急性扁桃腺炎2023/1/12
The most common cause is viral infection (e.g. adenovirus and coronavirus), followed by bacterial infection, most of which is caused by group A β-hemolytic streptococcus.
Tracheotomy is used to treat obstruction of the upper respiratory tract, so that the respiratory tract temporarily communicates with the outside via the trachea directly, without passing through the nose, throat, laryngopharynx and other parts.