International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016


A Study on Post-Operative Complications of Tonsillectomy

Dr Unnikrishnan T | Dr Sahni D K [2]


Abstract: Tonsils are the local aggregation of lymphoid tissue in the surrounding mesenchyme. It is present as a part of Waldeyers ring and acts as a primary defence mechanism. A pair of palatine tonsils is present on each side of the pharyngeal inlet. Its the first line of defence. The problem is it gets inflamed very often in the young individuals. The most common mode of treatment is the surgical approach. Very few complications are present as it is considered to be very safe procedure. But it is not impossible to face the complications. So this study is dedicated to find the same and help the practicing fraternity of ENT.


Keywords: Palatine tonsil, Surgical approach, ENT, Complication, Hemorrhage


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,


Pages: 1801 - 1803


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