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Adenoiditis And Adenoid Hypertrophy

Adenoiditis And Adenoid Hypertrophy

Submitted by • March 25, 2020

Adenoids are lumps of tissue located above the tonsils at the back of the nose. They are basically a bunch of lymph nodes which include the tonsils. they are situated at the Waldeyer's ring at the back of the throat. Adenoids contain lymphocytes which are used to infection. Sometimes during ear, nose or throat infections, the adenoids get affected and inflamed causing adenoiditis Adenoiditis can be troublesome as it may cause nasal congestion, sinusitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, etc.

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