Adenoidal and palatine tonsillar hypertrophy

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Nasal congestion and snoring.

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Female

Prominent adenoidal tissue narrowing the nasopharyngeal airway and enlarged palatine tonsils narrowing the airway in the oropharyngeal airway.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates adenoidal and palatine tonsillar hypertrophy.

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Case information

rID: 38231
Published: 11th Jul 2015
Last edited: 18th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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