The Adenoids  
Adenoids surgical specimen

Adenoids surgical specimen

Description : When obstruction of the nasopharynx causes total nasal obstruction, snoring, recurrent otitis media, secondary dental problems, or sleep apnea, then adenoidectomy is indicated.

Surgical removal of the adenoids is a relatively safe and painless procedure.

This huge adenoid tonsil was removed from the nasopharynx of a six year old child.

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