ISSN: 0970-938X (Print) | 0976-1683 (Electronic)

Biomedical Research

An International Journal of Medical Sciences


A case of adult female with adenoid hypertrophy

This a rare case of adenoid hypertrophy in a 23 years old Saudi non-smoker female, who presented with severe bilateral nasal obstruction, mouth breathing, anterior nasal discharge, snoring for the last 7 months. The nasopharynx was examined by flexible nasopharyngoscope, which showed a big mass occupying the nasopharynx. Under general anesthesia, adenoidectomy was performed. Immediately after the surgery, the patient’s symptoms were completely relieved.

Author(s): Ali Maeed S. Al-Shehri

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