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, vol.22, no.4, pp.1413-1415, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31821cc528
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1413-1415

Abstract

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.