Tonsillectomy in adults :  Surgical removal of the tonsils

Tonsillectomy in adults is a surgical procedure that can treat recurring pharyngitis, sleep apnea, and foul breath. Tonsillectomy is a reasonably straightforward treatment, although it is associated with a high incidence of complications. Here are the most crucial details regarding tonsillectomy in adults.

The palatine tonsils are clusters of lymphatic tissue located between the palatine arches on the right and left sides of the pharynx. They are part of the immunological system of the mucosa.




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