In adult, adenoid hypertrophy can be very dangerous as it is associated with lymphoma and other malignancy and sometimes with HIV infection. With early treatment prognosis may be good. So any case of adult adenoid hypertrophy should not be neglected.
Present study is a series of adult patients’ age more then 16 years having enlarged adenoid mass in the nasopharynx, some are isolated and some associated with chronic tonsillitis. We have tried to find out the causes of the enlarged adenoid. Different symptomatologies are reviewed. Here also we have given emphasis on the management of these atypical cases.As per habitat distribution 26 patients out of 30 were from urban areas and only 4 patients were from rural areas.
Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria, which causes inflammation and swelling of the mucous membranes lining the back of the throat and the tonsils. It is a cause of sore throat in school-aged children and teens, and its prompt diagnosis and treatment is important to prevent any potential complications. It is important to note that most cases of sore throat are in fact due to a viral infection (caused by a virus). A viral sore throat typically improves on its o
During the procedure, a thin lighted tube with a camera on the end is inserted into the nose to let the doctor visually examine the area. Tiny surgical instruments are then inserted to remove the obstructive tissues. Endoscopic sinus surgery does not require any incision, as the whole procedure is performed through the nostrils. Most procedures are performed on an outpatient basis and patients can go home the same day.If a deviated nasal septum is the sole cause for your chronic sinusitis, from this severe