tonsillar bed


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tonsillar bed

The mucosal layer between the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches that is filled with the palatine tonsil.
See also: bed
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1 The post-operative period is often protracted and characterised by throat pain, referred otalgia, temporary voice changes, intermittent fever, foul odour from oral cavity, poor oral intake and haemorrhage from the tonsillar bed.
Direct laryngoscopy revealed an extensive oedematous supraglottis with severe necrosis involving the laryngeal inlet, base of the tongue and right tonsillar bed.
He diagnosed stage IV (T1/N2b/MX) SCC of the left tonsillar bed.