Halitosis and the Tonsils

@article{Ferguson2014HalitosisAT,
  title={Halitosis and the Tonsils},
  author={M. Ferguson and Murat Aydin and Joseph Mickel},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={151},
  pages={567 - 574}
}
Objective Halitosis secondary to pathology of the palatine tonsils is considered airway (type 2) halitosis in the etiologic classification. [...] Key Method Data Source Medline search. Review Methods Studies reporting the efficacy of any intervention (medical or surgical) on tonsillar halitosis were included, whether halitosis was the focus or one of several measures. Conclusions There are insufficient high-quality studies on this topic. Improved methodology, for example, use of control groups and utilization…Expand
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