Tylosis with esophageal cancer.
- Tylosis with esophageal cancer
A genetic disorder characterized by thickening (hyperkeratosis) of the palms and soles, white patches in the mouth (oral leukoplakia), and a very high risk of esophageal cancer. This is the only genetic syndrome known to predispose to squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. The risk of developing esophageal cancer is 95% by age 70. The […]
1. Pertaining to the tympanum (the eardrum). 2. Pertaining to the tympanic cavity. 3. Bell-like or resonant.
- Tympanic cavity
The major portion of the middle ear, consisting of a narrow air-filled cavity in the temporal bone that contains the bones of the middle ear.
- Tympanic membrane
The eardrum, a thin membrane that serves as a partition between the external ear and the middle ear and transmits the motion of sound waves to the chain of bones in the middle ear.
a distension of the abdomen caused by accumulation of gas in the intestinal tract or peritoneal cavity.