adenoid


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Synonyms for adenoid

a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)

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The purpose of this work is to determine the usefulness of immunohistochemical expression of CD117 in differentiating adenoid cystic carcinoma and polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma and to evaluate the application of C-kit as a marker in the diagnosis of AdCC.
5:1 male to female ratio was reported, whereas a 1:1 ratio was reported in the case of adenoid cystic carcinoma.
Finger palpation, (2) transoral mirror adenoid examination and baseline lateral soft-tissue radiographs (3) of the nasopharynx commonly have been used to assess adenoid size.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck--a 10 years experience [in Polish].
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is the second most common malignancy of the salivary glands(1).
Key words: Pleomorphic adenoma, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, Adenoid cystic carcinoma.
8%) cases were adenoid cystic carcinoma, three (23.
Cytology and histological appearances of ACC of the breast are similar to the adenoid cystic carcinoma of other anatomic sites.
sup][2] pCRS, but not adults, is closely associated with adenoid hypertrophy (AH), which is another common pediatric disease.
His medical history was significant for previously diagnosed adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the right parotid gland.
The challengers each had a personal story of how a rare form of head and neck cancer, Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma or Medullary Thyroid cancer had affected their lives.
1-4,6,7) Adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, adenosquamous cell carcinoma, transitional cell carcinoma, and adenoid cystic carcinoma are various histological types of malignant tumors reported in the Bartholin's gland.
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a condition of interrupted breathing caused by a narrowing in the throat or upper airway, resulting from enlarged tonsils and adenoid, obesity or other medical problems.
There is, however, a clinical trial underway to test whether tonsil and adenoid surgery does help some kids' behavior problems.