Sore throat, tonsillitis and adenoiditis

M. A. Richardson

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Diseases of the adenoids and tonsils are a frequent cause for patients to seek medical attention. A thorough understanding of the disease processes reflected in the adenoids and tonsils and their diagnosis and treatment is an important part of routine care delivery. Diagnostic methodologies and timing of surgical intervention are reviewed along with general considerations relating to the differential diagnosis in adult and pediatric patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-83
Number of pages9
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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