From Big Medical Encyclopedia

FARINGOGRAFYYa (Greek pharynx, pharyngos of a drink + grapho to write, represent) — a method of X-ray inspection of a throat after administration of radiopaque substance in it.

It is applied to diagnosis and specification of prevalence of damage of a throat at new growths. Contraindications for carrying out F. no.

T. carry out, as a rule, after a medicamentous relaxation of muscles of a throat by means of intravenous (in 10 min. prior to a research) or hypodermic (in 40 min.) introductions

of 1 ml of 0,1% of solution of Atropini sulfas. Produce also local anesthesia of a root of language, an epiglottis and back wall of a throat of 0,5 — 1% solution of Dicainum. To the patient allow to drink or enter the guttural syringe directly into a laryngopharynx 10 — 12 ml of radiopaque substance (mix spent on drink-yodona also barium of sulfate in the ratio 1:1 or mix of barium of sulfate and Iodolipolum in the ratio 1:10). Roentgenograms do in direct and side projections at quet breathing of the patient and in the conditions of Valsalva's test (see Valjsaljva experience).

Complications at methodically correctly executed research do not happen. Tumoral processes of a throat are reflected in faringogramma in the form of roughnesses of contours of a throat, narrowing or not filling contrast in-vom pear-shaped sine, defects of filling pressing in a gleam of a throat of additional shadows etc.

Bibliography: L indenbraten L. D.

and Naumov L. B. Methods of X-ray inspection of bodies and systems of the person, Tashkent, 1976. V. V. Kitayev.