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The mouth, tonsils, and adenoids 

The mouth, tonsils, and adenoids
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The mouth, tonsils, and adenoids
Author(s):

Rogan Corbridge

and Nicholas Steventon

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198725312.003.0010
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date: 28 January 2022

The anatomy of the oral cavity is illustrated. Oral conditions from ulcers to white patches are described, in conjunction with their management plans. This includes treatment and staging of oral malignancies. The management of tonsillitis and adenoidal conditions, including glandular fever, is outlined. Indications for tonsillectomy are discussed. The presentation, investigation, staging, and treatment of tonsillar cancer are documented.

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