respi patho

  1. rhinitis
    • adenovirus most common cause
    • type 1 hypersensitivity reaction
  2. nasal polyp
    • protrusion of inflammed ,edematous nasal mucosa
    • aspirin intolerant asthma is characterized by the triad of :
    • 1.asthma,2.aspirin induced bronchospasm and 3.nasal polyp
  3. angiofibrioma
    • benign tumor of nasal mucosa composed of large blood vessels and fibrous tissue
    • common in adolescent male and associated wih profuse epistaxis
  4. nasopharyngeal carcionoma
    • a/w EBV classically seen in african children and chinese adults
    • biopsy ; pleomorphic keratin positive epithelial cells in background of lymphocytes
    • often present with involvement of cervical lymph node
Author
rashik
ID
342849
Card Set
respi patho
Description
nasopharynx ,larynx and lungs
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