Adenoidal hypertrophy

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Nasal congestion and snoring.

Patient Data

Age: 6
Gender: Female

Prominent adenoidal tissue reducing the airway in the rhinopharynx. 

Annotated image

Prominent adenoidal tissue (yellow line) reducing the airway in the rhinopharynx. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates an abnormal enlargement of the adenoidal tissue promoting relevant symptoms. Surgical removal was proposed. 

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Case information

rID: 37908
Published: 25th Jun 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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