Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) and larynx-associated lymphoid tissue (LALT) are found at different frequencies in children, adolescents and adults.

@article{Hiller1998BronchusassociatedLT,
  title={Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) and larynx-associated lymphoid tissue (LALT) are found at different frequencies in children, adolescents and adults.},
  author={Andrew Hiller and Thomas Tschernig and W. J. Kleemann and Reinhard Pabst},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of immunology},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={
          159-62
        }
}
  • Andrew Hiller, Thomas Tschernig, +1 author Reinhard Pabst
  • Published in
    Scandinavian journal of…
    1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The lung in 98 and the larynx in 51 consecutive autopsies (age: 17th gestational week to 99 years) were studied for the presence of organized lymphoid tissue in the epiglottis and in the wall of larger bronchi. Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) was seen in about 40% of patients younger than 20 years of age but in older patients only in exceptional cases. In the wall of the epiglottis, however, larynx-associated lymphoid tissue (LALT) was found at a frequency of approximately 80% in… CONTINUE READING

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