Do adenoids regrow after excision?

  title={Do adenoids regrow after excision?},
  author={Farrel Joel Buchinsky and Matt Lowry and Glenn Isaacson},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={123 5},
OBJECTIVE The goal was to determine the incidence of symptomatic adenoidal regrowth after adenoidectomy. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional follow-up study was done in a randomly selected group of 175 children who had undergone adenoidectomy 2 to 5 years earlier. Nasopharyngoscopy was performed in those children who still had symptoms of nasal obstruction. SETTING All surgery was performed at an academic hospital-based practice in the northeastern United States by a single surgeon using a… CONTINUE READING