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Research Paper | Dentistry | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017


Relation between Salivary Amylase and BMI in Children with Tonsillitis

Muna Abdullah Saleem | Wasan Lafta Abdulla [2] | Zainab A. Salman | Suha Talal Abd [2]


Abstract: Tonsillitis is one of the upper respiratory diseases, a disorder in which the tonsils are inflamed, occurring predominantly in the younger age group (5-15 year) (1). Tonsils are part of the secondary lymphatic organs in the human body, including the lymph nodes, spleen and thymus glands, involved in the maturation and development of the lymphocytes (2). There are many times when children and adults experience recurrent infections that result in enlarged, diseased tonsils. For them a tonsillectomy may be necessary. This may be indicated if they obstruct the airway or interfere with swallowing (3). Infection of the tonsils is most frequent in childhood in the age group of 5 to 15 years presumably because immunity to common organisms has not been established (4). Initial viral infection may predispose to super-infection with bacteria, or viruses alone may be responsible for tonsillitis in children on many occasions


Keywords: salivary amylase, BMI, tonsillitis


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,


Pages: 1906 - 1907


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Muna Abdullah Saleem, Wasan Lafta Abdulla, Zainab A. Salman, Suha Talal Abd, "Relation between Salivary Amylase and BMI in Children with Tonsillitis", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017, pp. 1906-1907, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20175155

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