Tonsillar

Some articles on tonsillar:

Tonsillar Fossa
... Between the plica triangularis and the surface of the palatine tonsils is a space known as the tonsillar fossa (or tonsillar sinus) in many cases, however, this sinus is ...
Palatine Tonsil - Diseases - Tonsillar Hypertrophy
... Tonsillar hypertrophy is the enlargement of the tonsils, but without the history of inflammation ... Obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy is currently the most common reason for tonsillectomy ...
Brain Herniation - Classification - Tonsillar Herniation
... In tonsillar herniation, also called downward cerebellar herniation, or "coning", the cerebellar tonsils move downward through the foramen magnum possibly causing compression ... Tonsillar herniation of the cerebellum is also known as a Chiari Malformation (CM), or previously an Arnold Chiari Malformation (ACM) ... malformation without radiographic evidence of tonsillar herniation ...
Causes of Penicillin Failure in The Treatment of GABHS Tonsillitis
... One explanation is the poor penetration of penicillin into the tonsillar tissues as well as into the epithelial cells ... between GABHS and the other members of the pharyngo-tonsillar bacterial flora ... GABHS to colonize and invade the pharyngo-tonsillar area ...
Functions of Palatine Tonsils - Local Immunity
... Tonsillar (relating to palatine tonsil) B cells can mature to produce all the five major Ig classes ... Most Immunoglobulin A produced by tonsillar B cells in vitro appears to be 7S monomers, although a significant proportion may be l0S dimeric IgA ... In addition to humoral immunity elicited by tonsillar and adenoidal B cells following antigenic stimulation, there is considerable T-cell response in palatine tonsils ...