Lingual tonsil

Known as: TONSIL, LINGUAL, tonsil lingual, Tonsila lingualis 
The lymphoid follicles on the dorsal surface in the posterior region of the tongue.
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE Comparisons among studies involving the tongue base are limited by lack of a universal system for grading lingual… (More)
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2012
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2012
BACKGROUND Tonsils are strategically located in the gateway of both alimentary and respiratory tracts representing the first… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE Enlargement of the lingual tonsils is being increasingly recognized as a not uncommon and treatable cause of… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE To determine if degree of lingual tonsil hypertrophy (LTH) correlates with pharyngeal reflux. DESIGN Prospective… (More)
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2006
2006
We present a case of a 9-year-old patient with previously undiagnosed lingual tonsil hypertrophy (LTH) that caused sudden and… (More)
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2005
2005
The infectivity in tissues from cattle exposed orally to the agent of BSE was assayed by the intracerebral inoculation of cattle… (More)
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2005
2005
The stratified squamous epithelium of the lingual tonsil of five young horses was infiltrated with CD4 and CD8 positive cells… (More)
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1996
1996
The hypertrophy of the lingual tonsil is a rare occurrence in adults. This disorder may cause obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and… (More)
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1988
1988
A 12-year-old girl is presented with Down's syndrome and lingual tonsillitis causing sleep apnoea. In order to overcome her sleep… (More)
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1979
1979
Abscess of the lingual tonsil is an unusual entity that may cause diagnostic difficulty. The pathophysiologic mechanism of… (More)
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