tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy

tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy

ENT Excision of the tonsils and adenoids; in the current environment, the 2 procedures are often performed as separate procedures for different indications–tonsillectomy for recurrent pharyngitis or peritonsillar abscesses and adenoidectomy for chronic or recurrent otitis media Microbiology Pathogens are found in up to 80% of pediatric T&As Examples α-hemolytic streptococci, Haemophilus spp, Staphylococcus aureus and S pneumoniae
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