Abnormality of the pharynx



No Female GWAS available for 0000600


No Male GWAS available for 0000600


Female Case Female Control % Female
22381 227476 55%
Male Case Male Control % Male
18219 192118 45%

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.

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Associated Diseases

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