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Chronic Nasal Granulomatous Disease Rhinosporodiosis

What is Granuloma? Granuloma is a specific type of chronic inflammation characterized by the local accumulation of macrophages, epithelial cells and multinucleated giant cells surrounding with a zone of lymphocytes. What are the common granulomatous conditions? A. Specific Rhinosporodiosis, Aspergillosis Tuberculosis Syphilis Leprosy Leishmaniasis Rhinoscleroma B. Non specific Sarcoidosis Wegner’s granuloma C. Lethal midline granuloma D. Stewart’s granuloma What is …

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Chronic Tonsillitis And Tonsillectomy

Chronic Tonsillitis: It is the Chronic inflammation of tonsils. In my previous post I have showed you the Anatomy and Physiology of tonsils. If you have not seen that yet, I am requesting you to visit Tonsils In children Causes, Features, Diagnosis, Treatment of Tonsillitis here. I discussed here the basic things about tonsils. In that post I wrote about …

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Tonsils In children Causes, Features, Diagnosis, Treatment of Tonsillitis

What is Tonsils? Tonsils are paired lymphatic organs present on the lateral wall of Oropharynx between the Anterior pillar or Palatoglossal arch and Posterior pillar or palatopharyngeal arch. When it is infected it is called tonsillitis. It is an acute or chronic inflammation of tonsils. The reason behind acute tonsillitis is virus or bacteria. It may be sub acute which …

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Multiple Laryngeal Papilloma in Children Symptoms and Treatment

What Is Papilloma? A Papilloma is a benign tumor. It grows in an outward direction. It can develop anywhere on the body. Papilloma in larynx is benign tumour of the Larynx that is epithelial in origin. Laryngeal papilloma is most common in children upto 5 years. These tumors are not malignant. They are usually not considered dangerous unless it causes discomfort or pain. Surgery is done …

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Epiglottis Inflammation of Your Children Treat Acute Epiglottitis

Acute epiglottitis is a common cause of severe sore throat and feeding difficulty in children mostly in between 2-6 years of age. It is an acute inflammation and edema of the supraglottitis mainly the epiglottitis, confined to supraglottic structure, Epiglottis, Aryepiglottic folds and Arytenoid region It may also can occur in adult. It is an laryngeal infections. So at first …

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Disease of Nasopharynx Adenoids Clinical Features Diagnosis & Treatment

What is adenoid: At the junction of the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx there are some aggregated collection of Lymph node, known as Waldeyers ring. Adenoids or the Nasopharyngeal tonsil is part of them. In my previous post I show you the Juvenile Nasopharyngeal tumour. Today I am going to introduce with you the Enlarged Adenoid. Usually it …

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Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma Symptoms Diagnosis & Treatment

Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma is a benign tumour consists of fibrous tissue with a variable proportion of vascular tissues occur in the nasopharynx of mainly prepubertal and adolescent male. At first Hippocrates described this tumour in the 5th century BC but Friedberg first used the term Angiofibroma in 1940. Other titles (eg, nasopharyngeal fibroma, bleeding fibroma of adolescence, fibroangioma) have also …

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