Excessive Reactive Lymphoid Hyperplasia in a Child With Persistent Obstructive Sleep Apnea Despite Previous Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy


ACAR G. O. , Cansiz H. , Duman C., Oz B. , Cigerciogullari E.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.22, ss.1413-1415, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31821cc528
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1413-1415

Özet

Both lingual tonsil and adenoid are the lymphoid tissue members of Waldeyer ring. Enlargement of the lingual tonsil and adenoid occurs in children with persistent obstructive sleep apnea despite previous tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy relatively frequently.