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Choosing one of the Head and Neck regions provide an access to some of the cases I have dealt with in the past.
Cases are arranged according to traditional ENT regions.
Adenoid and Palatine tonsills diseases
Referred to the ENT surgeon by the paediatrician because of the palatine tonsills hypertrophy. X-ray of the nasopharynx - lateral projection.
Sensation of a secretion accumulated in the nasopharynx. No history of recurrent sinusitis or pharyngitis. Suspected remnants of the adenoid. Endoscopic examination.
At the age of 5 - adenoidectomy. Endoscopy performed because of a suspicion of regrowth of the adenoid. Endoscopic examination.
Boy 7-y-o, history of recurrent upper respiratory tract infections
Moderate nasal blockage and frequent snoring but no apnoea. Suspicion of adenoid hypertrophy. X-ray of the nasopharynx - lateral projection.
Girl 5-y-o, history of severe snoring and apnoea
Mouth breathing during the day and at night. Severe nasal blockage with no recurrent sinus infections. Suspicion of massive adenoid hypertrophy. X-ray of the nasopharynx - lateral projection.
Boy 4-y-o, history of recurrent upper respiratory tract infections and permanent mouth breathing
Clinical diagnosis of adenoid hypertrophy. Endoscopic examination.
Vegetationes adenoidales - Adenoid hypertrophy
Adenoid - resected
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