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pal·a·tine ton·sil

[TA]
a large oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in the lateral wall of the oral pharynx on either side between the pillars of the fauces.
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pal·a·tine ton·sil

(pal'ă-tīn ton'sil) [TA]
A large, oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in the lateral wall of the oropharynx on either side between the pillars of the fauces.
Synonym(s): tonsilla palatina [TA] , tonsilla [TA] , faucial tonsil, tonsil (2) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pal·a·tine ton·sil

(pal'ă-tīn ton'sil) [TA]
Large oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in lateral wall of oral pharynx on either side between the pillars of the fauces.
Synonym(s): tonsil (2) , tonsilla palatina, tonsilla.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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To the best of our knowledge, there is only one case of palatine tonsil RFH showing 18FFDG uptake in a 14-year-old boy after 6 cycles of aggressive chemotherapy for diffuse large B cell lymphoma.
Relationship between nosological diagnosis and respiratory pattern Variables Categories Oral n(%) Nasal n(%) Value of p * Rhinitis Light 19(63.3%) 5(16.6%) 0.001 Moderate 7(23.3%) 2(6.6%) 0.005 Severe 2(6.6%) 0(0.0%) 0.005 Diagnosis of nasal Light 10(33.3%) 0(0.0%) 0.001 obstruction Moderate 12(40.0%) 0(0.0%) <0.001 (adenoid Severe 1(3.3%) 0(0.0%) 1.000 hypertrophy) Palatine Tonsil's Degree I 2(6.6%) 9(30.0%) 0.042 ** classification Degree II 14(46.6%) 14(46.6%) 1.000 ** Degree III 11(36.6%) 4(13.3%) 0.037 Degree IV 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) -- NASAL = nasal breathing patient group; ORAL = group of oral breathers.
influenzae, the level of concordance between detection in severely hypertrophic palatine tonsils and in NPW was moderate.
Based on the features described above, a diagnosis of hamartoma of palatine tonsil was made.
We found a great expansion of vascular and visceral branches from the external carotid nerve and its branches to the adjacent structures, especially in terms of nerve branches extended to the ascending pharyngeal artery and its branches to reach the palatine tonsil, pharynx and medial retropharyngeal lymph node.
Bilateral lymphangiomatous polyps of the palatine tonsils. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.
Previous studies shows that palatine tonsils express Th1 and Th2 type cytokines, dominated by Th1 type cytokines [7].
The correlation between EBV viral load in the palatine tonsils of patients with recurrent tonsillitis and concurrent serum titers of VCA-lgG.
They include allergic reaction of a nasopharynx, adenoids, hypertrophy of palatine tonsils, choanal atresia, hypertrophic rhinitis, etc.
Waldeyer's ring, a ring of lymphoid tissue in the pharynx, is formed by the palatine tonsils, as well as the pharyngeal tonsils (adenoids), tubal tonsils and lingual tonsils.
The palatine tonsils are present at the posterior aspect of the soft palate, which divides the nasopharynx and oropharynx.