palatine tonsil

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Noun1.palatine tonsil - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynxpalatine tonsil - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue - tissue making up the lymphatic system
nasopharynx - cavity forming the upper part of the pharynx
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Gaumenmandel
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Contract award notice: Tonsillotomy berlin - special ambulant surgical treatment of enlarged palatine tonsils acc.
Lymphangiomatous polyps are rare benign hamartomatous tumors of the palatine tonsils that can cause significant distress to the patients such as sore throat, foreign body sensation, a lumpy feeling the throat region, dysphagia, and eventual suffocation.
Previous cases of hamartoma of palatine tonsils are reported mainly in elderly patients who usually present with sore throat, dysphagia, and continuous foreign body sensation.
To facilitate exposure and trapping of antigens from ingested food, the mucosa covering the palatine tonsils are thrown into numerous crypts about 18-20 in each tonsil.
5) In an effort to discern differences across the different oral niches, a landmark HMP study has explored the microbiome of samples collected from 9 distinct oral/pharyngeal sites: saliva, supragingival plaque, subgingival plaque, keratinized gingiva, buccal mucosa, tongue dorsum, hard palate, palatine tonsils, and posterior pharyngeal wall.
5) In an effort to discern differences across the different oral niches, a landmark HMP study has explored the microbiome of samples collected from 9 distinct oral/ pharyngeal sites: saliva, supragingival plaque, subgingival plaque, keratinized gingiva, buccal mucosa, tongue dorsum, hard palate, palatine tonsils, and posterior pharyngeal wall.
Because of their similar structure to that of the palatine tonsils, the lingual tonsils have the propensity to develop infection in the same way.
Of the cases in our review that reported lesion laterality, 12 were on the right, 13 were on the left, and there was 1 case of bilateral lymphangiomas of the palatine tonsils.
Numerous studies related to testing of the immune function in palatine tonsils, i.
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA levels in palatine tonsils and autologous serum from EBV carriers.
They include allergic reaction of a nasopharynx, adenoids, hypertrophy of palatine tonsils, choanal atresia, hypertrophic rhinitis, etc.
Waldeyer's ring, a ring of lymphoid tissue in the pharynx, is formed by the palatine tonsils, as well as the pharyngeal tonsils (adenoids), tubal tonsils and lingual tonsils.