Prominent adenoids

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Lateral cervical film performed for trauma.

Patient Data

Age: Child

Normal study. Prominent adenoidal tissue is seen as prevertebral soft tissue thickening anterior to C1/2. 

Case Discussion

This appearance is common in young patients, but would be concerning in an older adult.

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Case information

rID: 6270
Published: 21st May 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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