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23 Possible Causes for Atrophic Tonsils

  • Purine-Nucleoside Phosphorylase Deficiency

    Abstract The immunodeficient state associated with adenosine deaminase (ADA) and purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) deficiency may result from the selective phosphorylation by thymus-derived lymphocytes of the ADA substrate deoxyadenosine and the PNP substrate deoxyguanosine, leading to the intracellular[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis

    Chronic pharyngitis may be catarrhal, hypertrophic, or atrophic. Tonsillitis is a subtype of pharyngitis.[en.wikipedia.org] Chronic pharyngitis may be catarrhal, hypertrophic or atrophic.[ipfs.io] Tonsillitis is a sub type of pharyngitis. [12] If the inflammation includes both the tonsils and other parts of the throat, it may be called pharyngotonsillitis. [13] Another[ipfs.io]

  • Tonsillitis

    The tonsil size differs from one person to another. It typically reaches its peak size upon reaching puberty and gradually becomes atrophic from then on.[visihow.com] Infections of this type are at its peak during winter and S Normal or healthy tonsils would appear pink and average in size.[visihow.com] On the other hand, infected tonsils usually look inflamed, enlarged or hypertrophic, exudative, red, and cryptic or with pus which appear like whitish, yellowish, or cheese-like[visihow.com]

  • Benign Migratory Glossitis

    […] glossitis (smooth tongue) 0.6 0.5 0.6 Epidermoid cyst 0.7 0.4 0.5 Oral melanotic macule 0.5 0.3 0.4 Oral tonsils (except lingual) 0.5 0.3 0.4 Leukoedema 0.4 0.3 0.3 Lipoma[web.archive.org] […] tattoo 0.6 1.0 0.9 Buccal exostosis 0.9 0.9 0.9 Leaf-shaped fibroma 0.4 1.2 0.9 Median rhomboid glossitis 0.8 0.5 0.6 Hairy tongue 1.2 0.3 0.6 Nicotine palatinus 1.2 0.2 0.6 Atrophic[web.archive.org]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    , hard, atrophic or sluggish, releasing a cloudy or purulent fluid when pressure is applied; inflammatory biological syndrome: hyperleukocytosis and raised C-reactive protein[campus.cerimes.fr] Abstract One hundred cases aged 4-20 years and suffering from chronic tonsillitis were examined for Toxoplasma antibodies using indirect immunofluorescent test (IFAT).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] associated with white exudates, which are prolonged, with significant adenopathies and long-lasting asthenia; persistence of these angina types: inflammatory condition of the tonsils[campus.cerimes.fr]

  • Mendelson's Syndrome

    […] rhinitis , Hay fever ) · Nasal polyp · Deviated septum tonsil : Tonsillitis · Adenoid hypertrophy · Peritonsillar abscess Neck pharynx : Pharyngitis ( Strep throat ) larynx[wikidoc.org] Pathology of respiratory system ( J , 460-519 ), respiratory diseases Upper RT (including URTIs , Common cold ) Head sinuses : Sinusitis nose : Rhinitis ( Vasomotor rhinitis , Atrophic[wikidoc.org]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Chronic pharyngitis may be catarrhal, hypertrophic, or atrophic.[en.wikipedia.org] Size of Tonsils: 1- Hypertrophic. 2- Atrophic. 9 Quinsy 10 Symptoms 1- Recurrent attacks of sore throat. 2- OSAS and change of voice ( if large tonsils). 3- Sense of irritation[slideplayer.com] Tonsillitis is a subtype of pharyngitis. [11] If the inflammation includes both the tonsils and other parts of the throat, it may be called pharyngotonsillitis. [12] Another[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    […] glossitis ( K14.4 ) tonsil J36 circumtonsillar J36 intratonsillar J36 peritonsillar J36 posttonsillar J36 tonsil J36 (s) (lingual) tonsillopharyngeal J36 Angina (attack)[icd10data.com] K14.0 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.0 Glossitis 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Abscess of tongue Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue Type 1 Excludes atrophic[icd10data.com]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    […] rhinitis, Hay fever ) · Nasal polyp · Deviated septum tonsil : Tonsillitis · Adenoid hypertrophy · Peritonsillar abscess Neck pharynx : Pharyngitis ( Strep throat ) larynx[wikidoc.org] […] glossitis ( K14.4 ) tonsil J36 circumtonsillar J36 intratonsillar J36 peritonsillar J36 posttonsillar J36 tonsil J36 (s) (lingual) tonsillopharyngeal J36 Angina (attack)[icd10data.com] Pathology of respiratory system ( J, 460-519 ), respiratory diseases Upper RT (including URTIs, Common cold ) Head sinuses : Sinusitis nose : Rhinitis ( Vasomotor rhinitis, Atrophic[wikidoc.org]

  • Pharyngeal Disease

    Chronic pharyngitis may be catarrhal, hypertrophic, or atrophic. Tonsillitis is a subtype of pharyngitis.[en.wikipedia.org]

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