Giant tonsillolith: report of a case.

  title={Giant tonsillolith: report of a case.},
  author={Francisco Javier Silvestre-Donat and Angel Pla-Mocholi and Enrique Estelles-Ferriol and Victoria Mart{\'i}nez-Mihi},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  volume={10 3},
Tonsilloliths or tonsil stones are calcifications that form in the crypts of the palatal tonsils. These calculi are composed of calcium salts either alone or in combination with other mineral salts, and are usually of small size - though there have been occasional reports of large tonsilloliths or calculi in peritonsillar locations. We present the case of a 55-year-old woman with a one-year history of dysphagia and pharyngeal discomfort with a foreign body sensation, though the manifestations… CONTINUE READING