adenoid


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Related to adenoid: adenoid cystic carcinoma, Adenoid hypertrophy
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a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)

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Distant metastases of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands and the value of diagnostic examinations during follow-up.
The Olympus DTAD includes 3 industry firsts in one device combining monopolar energy, a battery-powered debrider, and a malleable shaver blade that can be set at 40 degrees for adenoids, 15 degrees for tonsils, or anywhere in between.
Beebe said some research has found that kids who get their enlarged tonsils and adenoids removed show behavior improvements.
After removal of the rhinolith, adenoid hypertrophy was prominent on the left side (Figure 3).
During the otolaryngological examination the presence of hypertrophic adenoids and tonsils were evaluated [Di Francesco et al.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a tumor that can occur in both minor and major salivary gland locations throughout the head and neck.
She was given too much anaesthetic during the simple procedure to remove her tonsils and adenoids at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital in 1996.
Christopher Fegan, a consultant haematologist who carried out the survey, said bone marrow examinations are about ten times more common than tonsil and adenoid operations.
The correlation between adenoid size and resolution of CR was not related to any of the AR/NAR subgroups.
Tumors at various anatomic sites have been found to have an appearance similar to that of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the salivary gland, including breast, prostate, thymus, and lung.
New Tonsil and Adenoid Tissue Dissection Device Further Extends PlasmaBlade Family -
1952: New facilities were being introduced at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, to reduce a two-year-long waiting list for tonsil and adenoid operations.
Daniel is just one of 4,500 children in Wales who are now waiting for a tonsil and adenoid operation - routine surgery which has been halted for the past 18 months following a health scare over the use of surgical instruments.
He said, "The Department of Health today has instructed surgeons to suspend the use of all single-use electrosurgical diathermy forceps in tonsil and adenoid surgery with immediate effect.
MUSCAT: When nine-year-old Rehab died at the operation table while being treated for adenoid recently, her father had asked the doctor the cause of her death.