Die Altersentwicklung der Gaumentonsille

  title={Die Altersentwicklung der Gaumentonsille},
  author={Masanori Ikeda and Kyoko Okamoto and A. Yoschida and Th. Lemke},
  journal={Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology},
Histological examinations of 247 tonsils of fetus, neonates and adults, bacteriological findings in 876 probes from the 1st day of life until the 25th year and 41 immunological studies between the 1st month and the 1st year resulted in a 3-stage age-dependent development of the human palatine tonsil. At birth the first contact with micro-organisms and antigen lead to reaction of lymph nodules and the transitional secondary nodules are seen. At the 6th month of life production of immunoglobulins… CONTINUE READING