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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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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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