Adenoidal hypertrophy

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Nasal congestion and snoring.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Prominent adenoidal tissue reducing the airway in the nasopharynx

Annotated image

Prominent adenoidal tissue (yellow line) reducing the airway in the nasopharynx. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates an abnormal enlargement of the adenoidal tissue, causing relevant symptoms. Surgical removal was proposed. 

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Case information

rID: 37908
Published: 25th Jun 2015
Last edited: 19th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included