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Anatomy of Pharynx

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Indication for Adenoidectomy in children include:'



A Recurrent respiratory tract infections

B Middle ear infection with deafness

C Recurrent allergic rhinitis

D Multiple adenoids

Ans. B Middle ear infections with deafness Ref. Dhingra 5th/ed p 442, 6th/ed p 737

Indications for Adenoidectomy

Absolute

Relative Indications

Obstructive sleep apnea

Recurent otitis media with effusion (glue ear)

Snoring UARS

Chronic sinusitis

Note

There is growing evidence in literature for adenoidectomy as a first-line surgical intervention for chronic rhinosinusitis in children who have failed maximal medical treatment - Scott Brown 7th/ed Vol I p 7084

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