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A case of extraluminal migration of a foreign body that produced chronic sialoadenitis is reported. Seven years earlier, the patient had swallowed a fish bone that was not recovered. The little literature available on these uncommon lesions is reviewed.
Tonsillectomy is one of the most controversial topics in otolaryngology. Today the immunologic role of the lymphoid tissue allows to clarify the surgical indications. Chronic bacterial tonsillitis, obstructive hypertrophic tonsils, peritonsillar abscess, suspicious of malignancy and fever convulsions produced by tonsillitis are the absolute indications for… (More)