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adenoiditis

 [ad″ĕ-noid-i´tis]
inflammation of the adenoids.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ad·e·noid·i·tis

(ad'ĕ-noy-dī'tis),
Inflammation of adenoid tissue caused by viral and bacterial infection and allergy.
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adenoiditis

Inflammation of the nasopharyngeal adenoids, usually due to infection.

Management
Antibiotics, steroids; if unresponsive to medical therapy, adenoidectomy.
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adenoiditis

Inflammation of the adenoids
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ad·e·noid·i·tis

(ad'ĕ-noyd-ī'tis)
Inflammation of nasopharyngeal lymphoid tissue.
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Association of adenoid hyperplasia and bacterial biofilm formation in children with adenoiditis in Taiwan.
Recurrent adenoiditis or hyperplasia of the adenoids is also known to be associated with common diseases of its neighboring structures, such as obstructive sleep apnea, recurrent otitis media, otitis media with effusion (OME) and sinusitis.
% STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE 16 40% MORAXELLA 5 13% CATARRHALIS STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS 14 35% KLEBSIELLA 2 5% PNEUMONIAE ENTEROCOCCUS SPECIES 12 30% HEMOPHILUS 1 2% INFLUENZAE STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES 6 15% E.COLI 1 2% STREPTOCOCCUS VIRIDANS 8 20% PSEUDOMONAS 1 2% AERUGINOSA STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS 1 2% Table 5: Prevalence of Adenoiditis in Patients of Serous Otitis Media NUMBER PERCENTAGE MALE 22 55 FEMALE 16 40 OVERALL 38 95 Table 6: Adenoid Flora In Patients Of Serous Otitis Media GRAM +VE NO.
At clinical polymorphism due to SNPs there is an incorrect expression of proteins or the enzymes participating in pathogenesis of chronic adenoiditis that causes influence of genetic polymorphism on a disease phenotype that is on the clinical polymorphism.
Toni Goldstein is a six-year-old Caucasian female with a history of recurrent tonsillitis and adenoiditis which has recently contributed to mouth breathing and altered speech.
* Adenoidectomy should not be performed unless a specific reason exists to do so, such as nasal obstruction or chronic adenoiditis.
* Adenoidectomy should not be performed unless a specific reason exists to do so, such as nasal obstruction or chronic adenoiditis. The guidelines writing subcommittee made no recommendations about the use of complementary and alternative medicine or the use of allergy management strategies for the treatment of OME.
INTRODUCTION: Acute upper respiratory tract infections and its sequelae like asymptomatic middle ear fluid, discharging ear and adenoiditis are common human ailment.
Sore throat, tonsillitis, and adenoiditis. Med Clin of North Am 1999; 83(1): 75-83.
Otherwise, it could be tonsillitis, adenoiditis or something called GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) in which stomach acid reaches the throat, but only a doc can diagnose.
(17) If biofilms are involved in chronic middle ear disease, it is logical to presume that they also play a role in other chronic upper respiratory diseases, such as sinusitis, tonsillitis, and adenoiditis.