Lingual Tonsils

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Lingual Tonsils
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specialty:
Otorhinolaryngology

Case description

These and hypertophied aggregates of lymphoid tissue at the tongue base called lingual tonsils (*).  Sore throat (when infected) and lump feeling in the throat are the main symptoms. Snoring can occur in the presence of hypertrophic tonsil.

tags: tongue anatomy tonsils lymphoid tissue lingual tonsils sore throat hypertrophic tonsil


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