Adult adnoids

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Pharyngeal tonsils, or "adenoids," are well known, and the frequency of their pathologic importance in children is recognized even among laymen. This may induce the opinion that they are peculiarly a phenomenon of childhood. I have even heard them dismissed as not occurring in adults. Texts usually give them passing or no mention in a discussion of the nasal, pharyngeal and otologic diseases of adults, often with such statements as this by Politzer; "The catarrhs of the middle ear.

Enlarged Adenoids

When Should Adenoids Be Removed In Adults - The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

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. As part of the lymphatic system , adenoids combat germs coming through the nose, as tonsils do for the mouth. The glands are prone to infection and sometimes require removal. When should adults get surgery?

What to know about enlarged adenoids

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.
Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue in the back of your throat. They hang above your tonsils. They are located near your nose.