Tonsilloliths

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Incidental finding on CT angiogram.

Patient Data

Age: 67
Gender: Male
CT

CT Angiogram Neck

Selected multiplanar images showing small calcifications into tonsillar crypts/within the tonsils. 

Case Discussion

Small foci of calcifications seen within the tonsils are diagnostic of tonsillolith. They usually are a fortuitous finding on CT-scan.

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Case information

rID: 24444
Published: 16th Aug 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
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