Adult adenoids

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Adenoids are small patches of tissue located at the back of the throat. They are similar to the tonsils and located right above them. Both adenoids and tonsils are part of the immune system, which helps to prevent and fight infection in your body. The adenoids can cause problems if they become enlarged. Adenoids are present at birth. They grow until a child is between the ages of 3 and 5.

When Should Adenoids Be Removed In Adults

Adenoid Hypertrophy in Adults: A case Series

Adenoid enlargement is uncommon in adults. We studied the varied presentation of adenoid hypertrophy in two adults. A 45 year old male who presented with nasal obstruction and snoring, and a 35 year old male who presented with non resolving chronic otitis media. In both the patients, adenoid hypertrophy was diagnosed by nasal endoscopy and confirmed by CT scan.

Enlarged Adenoids

Should adults worry about adenoids? Yet, some adults experience ailments related to an adenoid infection. Adenoids are a mass of tissue located at the back of the throat.
G District, Andhra Pradesh India. Adenoid hypertrophy is common in children. Adenoid hypertrophy in adults is rare.