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Symptoms of disease - pain in the chin

Adam's Apple, a tab on the front surface of the neck in men, educated converging angle plates thyroid cartilage larynx.



Which diseases there is pain in the chin

Pain in the chins could be a sign of the following diseases:

1. Thyroiditis - an inflammatory process, developing in an unmodified to the thyroid gland and developing on the background of goiter - strumitis. The cause of the thyroiditis and strumitis is acute or chronic infection Acute thyroiditis or strumitis begins with increased body temperature, headache and severe pain in the chins. The pain changes in the occipital area and the ear. On the front surface of the neck swelling appears, displace if swallowed. Severe complication of thyroiditis is the development of purulent of mediastinitis Sometimes develop sepsis. That's why all the patients is shown hospitalization with a view to active treatment

2. Negnany thyroiditis (granulomatous thyroiditis de kerven's fracture dislocation-Kryle) is caused by a viral infection. Diseases of the clinical manifestations of the same with purulent thyroiditis, is accompanied by a pain in the chins.

3. Chronic Hashimoto's lymphomatous thyroiditis. The disease belongs to the autoimmune organ-specific pathological processes, in which the antibodies that are formed in the body that are specific in relation to the components of the one body. When Hashimoto's  thyroiditis, under the influence of unknown causes the thyroid gland starts to produce modified hormone-inactive iodine proteins, which differ from those of thyroglobulin. Penetrating into the bloodstream, they become antigens and form antibodies against acinar thyroid cells and thyroglobulin. The last inactivate thyroglobulin. This results in infringement of synthesis of normal thyroid hormone, which causes increased secretion of TSH by the pituitary gland and hyperplasia of the thyroid gland. In the later stages of the disease thyroid gland function is reduced, accumulation in iodine decreases
Hashimoto's thyroiditis often occurs in women over the age of 50 years. The disease develops slowly (1-4 years). The only symptom for a long time is an increase in the thyroid gland. It felt heavy, but not sculpture to surrounding tissues, and agile at a palpation. In the future appear discomfort and pain in chins, the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Regional lymph nodes are not enlarged.

4. Chronic fibrous thyroiditis rideal. The disease is characterized by the growth of the chins of the connective tissue, replacing its parenchyma, the involvement in the process of the surrounding tissues. Etiology of the disease is not set
The thyroid gland diffusion increased, there is moderate pain in chins, rocky density, sculpture with the surrounding tissues. There are moderate symptoms of hypothyroidism. The pressure on the esophagus, trachea, vessels and nerves cause the corresponding symptoms

5. Symptoms of thyroid cancer (pain in the throat and neck, pain in the chins in swallowing and breathing) sometimes attributed to infectious diseases, so some cases, the diagnosis is difficult. Every year doctors to register more than 11 000 cases of thyroid cancer, mainly among women. Risk of this disease are most vulnerable to women older than 30 years, and especially of the climacteric age. The probability of recovery is more than 95% in case of diagnosis of the disease at an early stage.

6. Pain in the chins could be a sign of cervical osteochondrosis.

7. With fractures, compression fractures, thyroid cartilage of the larynx. Other signs of damage - coughing up blood, pain in the chins in swallowing and coughing, shortness of breath. At a palpation are crackling sound when subcutaneous tissue (subcutaneous emphysema), the crunch of broken cartilage. The victim may threaten asphyxia, caused by displacement, edema of the larynx and mediastinal emphysema.

8. Cellulitis thyroid cartilage of the larynx occurs with a high body temperature, chills, difficulty breathing, sharp pain in the chins when swallowing, sometimes aphonia. Against this background, and also as a complication of influenza may occur hondroperihondrit the larynx, in which the inflammatory process extends to hyaline cartilages of the larynx, causing them to suppuration and melting with the formation of fistulas and seizures.

9. Tuberculosis of the thyroid cartilage of the larynx is often a complication of pulmonary tuberculosis. Patients complaints (tickle in the throat, pain in chins, hoarseness, dysphagia, etc.) depend on the stage of localization, the prevalence and forms of the process. The diagnosis must be taken into account history, complaints, and General condition of the patient, the data of laboratory researches (discovery of the tubercle bacilli in the sputum, the results of tuberculin tests). Patients with suspected tuberculosis larynx is necessary to send to the doctor or TB specialist or otorhinolaryngologist.

10. The cancer of the thyroid cartilage feeling of pain is preceded by a feeling of uneasiness or something stranger. In case of dissolution of the tumor and the accession of secondary perichondritis pain in the chins significantly intensified. After some time appears hemoptysis, choking, joins difficulty in passing food through the oesophagus.

Which doctor should I contact if there is a pain in the chin

  • An otholaryngologist
  • Traumatologist
  • Surgeon
  • Endocrinologist
  • Oncologist

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