Abnormality of the pharynx


Normal Case/Contol

GWAS of 0000600

Sibling Case/Control

No sibling GWAS available 0000600


Case Control
40600 419594

Phenotype Definition

An anomaly of the pharynx, i.e., of the tubular structure extending from the base of the skull superiorly to the esophageal inlet inferiorly. [HPO:probinson]

Phenotype Comment

The pharynx is tubular structure extending from base of skull superiorly\nto esophageal inlet inferiorly, and is composed of three distinct areas: the nasopharynx, the oropharynx, and the hypopharynx, with the pharyngeal walls being composed of the superior, middle, and inferior pharyngeal constrictor muscles. It is part of the digestive system and of the conducting zone of the respiratory system.

Top SNP Information

Associated Diseases

ID Name Top Correlation
ICD: J039 Acute tonsillitis, unspecified 1/20
ICD: M549 Dorsalgia, unspecified 6/20