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Inflammation of the uvula.

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(Pathology) inflammation of the uvula
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Noun1.uvulitis - inflammation of the uvula
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Postoperative complications occurred in 36 (23.8%) patients, to name diabetes insipidus (6.0%), post-operative rhinitis (5.3%), liquorrhea (4.0%), amaurosis (2.0%) as well as oral cavity aphtous ulcers, epidural hematomas, post-operative uvulitis, intramural hematomas and acute rhinopharyngeal hemorrhage in 1.3% of patients.