Palatine tonsil

What is Palatine tonsil?

A large oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in the lateral wall of the oral pharynx on either side between the pillars of the fauces.

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Hey doc OK it's been a year today that I have had this going on I have a lump or wall of tissue behind my arch and base of tongue. I have a...

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You are having enlarge lingual tonsil .

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I am a 62 year old female who woke up this morning with a severe sore throat, difficulty swallowing,swollen neck glands and generally feeling...

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hello,thanks for your query.first evaluate, is it a tonsillitis causing throat pain.Seven or more in a year, five or more per year for two years,...

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No fever, no discomfort but noticed that my left tonsil is large red and inflammed. went to oral surgeon today who saw no growths but referred me...

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Enlarged and congested tonsils could be due to chronic tonsilltis. The features of inflammation are pain, fever and...

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