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Adenoidal hypertrophy and palatine tonsil enlargement

Case contributed by Dr Naim Qaqish


Cough and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years.
Gender: Male

Mild adenoidal enlargement is seen not causing significant narrowing of the posterior air way.

Prominent palatine tonsils are seen.

Case Discussion

This is 5 year old boy presnting with cough and shortness of breath. Evaluation by lateral view of the postnasal space was requested depicted adenoidal and palatine tonsils enlargment.

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Case information

rID: 77840
Published: 24th May 2020
Last edited: 25th May 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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