anterior tonsillar pillar

anterior tonsillar pillar

A fold of mucous membrane in the palatine arch that corresponds to the underlying glossopalatine muscle.
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sup][3] It usually involves the soft palate and the anterior tonsillar pillar with contralateral deviation of the uvula.
The anterior tonsillar pillar is the mucosa-covered palatoglossus muscle, and the posterior tonsillar pillar is the mucosa-covered palatopharyngeus muscle.
Anterior tonsillar pillar perforation during glidescope intubation.
Oral SCCa tends to develop in 3 main areas: the floor of the mouth, the ventrolateral tongue, and the soft palate complex that includes the soft palate proper, retromolar trigone, and anterior tonsillar pillar.
Needle aspiration via the anterior tonsillar pillar usually yields pus.
Examination revealed the presence of a left peritonsillar bulge with purple discoloration of the anterior tonsillar pillar and asymmetric uvular elevation.
The examination of oral cavity showed irregular 1-2 cm wound in right anterior tonsillar pillar.
In response to anterior tonsillar pillar perforation during Glidescope video laryngoscopy.
On examination, a blackish, ulcerated growth was noted to involve the hard palate, soft palate, right anterior tonsillar pillar, and right upper alveolus (figure 3).
By drawing the tonsil in and out, it is possible to estimate its lateral extent beneath the anterior tonsillar pillar and to determine the appropriate depth of the excision.
We conducted a study to determine if there is a correlation between inadequate anterior tonsillar pillar support and sleep-disordered breathing.
The injection was made along the junction of the soft palate and uvula and bilaterally along the junction of the anterior tonsillar pillar and palate.

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