Lymphoid Hyperplasia


Lymphoid Hyperplasia, Adenoid Hyperplasia

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Obstructive Lymphoid Hyperplasia
    1. Upper airway (Adenoids)
    2. Nose
  • Signs and symptoms
  1. Mouth breathing
  2. Severe snoring and intermittent apneas with sleep
  3. Occasional "snorts" while awake
  4. Accentuated by anatomic high Palate
  1. Surgical removal of excess tissue is curative