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120 Possible Causes for Tonsillar Mass

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Both patients presented with tonsillar mass. Histologically, in one case, the tonsil showed diffuse proliferation of medium-sized lymphocytes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Boston, Mass: Blackwell Scientific Publications; 1969. Chaganti S, Heath EM, Bergler W, Kuo M, Buettner M, Niedobitek G, et al.[emedicine.medscape.com] Epstein-Barr virus colonization of tonsillar and peripheral blood B-cell subsets in primary infection and persistence. Blood . 2009 Jun 18. 113(25):6372-81. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Very interestingly, the tonsillar mass was also confirmed as the metastatic lesion of SCLC. Chemotherapy for SCLC and medical treatment for IPF were applied.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest computed tomography revealed 2 masses in the left lower lobe, 1 mass in the right upper lobe, and multiple enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes of the lung accompanying[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Quinsy abscess Needle aspiration: All such patients require needle aspiration of the tonsillar mass and cultures.[smartypance.com] All such patients require needle aspiration of the tonsillar mass and cultures. Aspiration of pus differentiates abscess from cellulitis.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Carcinoma of the Tonsil

    Here, we present a case report of a pedunculated tonsillar mass in a nearly asymptomatic patient that was present for 2 years prior to removal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 67-year-old Hispanic woman was discovered to have an asymptomatic right tonsillar mass on routine clinic visit that revealed HCCC on biopsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A biopsy of the tonsillar mass was performed and histologic examination revealed small round to oval tumor cells were arranged in cords or nests, containing hyperchromatic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Quinsy abscess Needle aspiration: All such patients require needle aspiration of the tonsillar mass and cultures.[smartypance.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Consultations Airway obstruction from epiglottitis, tonsillar hypertrophy, peritonsillar abscess, retropharyngeal abscess, or other causes of an obstructive mass requires[emedicine.medscape.com] Sleep apnea associated with tonsillar hypertrophy may also prompt surgical consultation.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Spasmodic Croup

    Location of various tonsillar masses. Fig. 46-1. Tonsillitis and pharyngitis.[prezi.com]

  • Human Papillomavirus

    A computed tomography scan showed a left tonsillar mass, extending to the soft palate and the glossotonsillar sulcus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An enhancing dural mass was noted and resected. Histology revealed p16-positive SCC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Further workup revealed a p16-positive right tonsillar primary with ipsilateral nodal disease and was classified as T2N2bM1.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Androblastoma

    Electron microscopic study of the tonsillar mass revealed crystalloid structures suggestive of the Leydig cell origin of the tumor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Structural pattern of a tonsillar tumor found in a 67-year-old female was similar to a small ovarian androblastoma diagnosed histologically 6 1/2 years earlier.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Orbital Myogenin Case of the Week #276 - tonsillar mass: Actin Desmin Myogenin MyoD1 Anaplastic rhabdomyosarcoma: Extremely hyperchromatic nuclei are 3x larger than nuclei[pathologyoutlines.com]

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