Hypertrophy of tonsils

Known as: tonsils large/hypertrophy, tonsillar enlargement, enlargement tonsils 
Increase in size of the tonsils, small collections of lymphoid tissue facing into the aerodigestive tract on either side of the back part of the… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE Although adenotonsillar hypertrophy has been reported to be the commonest cause of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea… (More)
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2010
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2010
OBJECTIVE Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, with more than 530,000 procedures… (More)
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2003
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2003
INTRODUCTION Hypertrophy of the adenoids and palatine tonsils is the second most frequent cause of upper respiratory obstruction… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE Adenotonsillar hypertrophy (ATH) is the leading cause for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in children. The peak… (More)
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2002
2002
AIMS (1) To determine the extent to which tonsil size contributes to the severity of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in children… (More)
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2001
2001
Tonsillectomy is one of the most frequent surgical procedures carried out on children. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, caused… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of in-office, temperature-controlled radiofrequency submucosal tissue volume… (More)
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1994
1994
There are a number of studies in the literature, that associate nasopharyngeal airway obstruction, as a result of adenoid… (More)
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1992
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1992
The prevalence of habitual snoring and its associations with respiratory symptoms, personal and familial risk factors, ear, nose… (More)
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1982
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1982
Twenty-two infants and children were found to have clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea. A history suggesting complete… (More)
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