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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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A total of 182 diagnosed cases of pleomorphic adenoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma of Salivary glands reported at Histopathology Departments of University of Health Sciences,King Edward Medical University/Mayo hospital, Sheikh Zaid hospital and Fatima Jinnah Medical University for women/Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore from January, 2012 to September, 2015 were included in the study.
Regarding the clinical aspects, all benign tumors were nodules, whereas malignant tumors were nodules in 19 cases (11 cases of adenoid cystic carcinoma, four cases of mucoepidermoid carcinoma and four cases of acinic cell carcinoma) and ulcerated nodules in five cases (three cases of adenoid cystic carcinoma, one case of mucoepidermoid carcinoma and one case of acinic cell carcinoma).
Cytology and histological appearances of ACC of the breast are similar to the adenoid cystic carcinoma of other anatomic sites.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck treated by surgery with or without postoperative radiation therapy: prognostic features of recurrence.
A total of 117 consecutive pediatric patients were included in this prospective, double-blind, controlled clinical study on the hemostatic efficacy of hydrogen peroxide irrigation for bleeding control in the surgery of adenoid tissue.
Conclusion: Adenoid hypertrophy is prevalent in adults and is an important cause of nasal obstruction.
For decades, millions of children across the world have undergone surgery to remove their tonsils and adenoids. These lymphatic tissue structures, strategically positioned in the nose and throat respectively, help to trigger a first-line immune response to clear them from the body.
Based on these findings, a diagnosis of HPV-related sinonasal carcinoma with adenoid cystic-like features was provided by the pathologist.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of palate: A case report and review of literature.
Considering the studies about the role of biofilm formation in nasopharyngeal infections, we designed this cross-sectional study to evaluate the association between the extent of biofilm on the adenoid surface in children who had respiratory obstructive symptoms with the frequency of upper respiratory infections in the 12-month period before admission, using a scanning electron microscope (SEM).
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Histology identified changes consistent with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the BG involving surgical margins with perineural invasion.
While establishing this diagnosis was not particularly challenging in this well-oriented and completely resected tumor, it is possible that a smaller sampling of the tumor, such as a core biopsy, could have been misinterpreted as a basaloid-appearing primary breast neoplasm with a differential diagnosis potentially including basaloid forms of ductal carcinoma in situ, basaloid forms of solid/nested invasive ductal carcinoma, and adenoid cystic carcinoma.
Indications for adenoidectomy range from adenoid-induced obstruction of the nasopharynx to chronic infections of the middle ear, sinuses, and adenoid itself.
Inclusion criteria were the presence of sleep apnea, tonsillar hypertrophy grade [greater than or equal to] 3 (both palatine tonsils (PT) occupied 50% or more of the oropharynx width), and the adenoid (AD) occupied 70% or more of the nasopharynx at endoscopy.