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Pathology of the tonsils and adenoids.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3601387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Some conditions of the tonsils and adenoids often present problems in diagnosis for the surgical pathologist. These include variations of normal histologic features, atypical reactive and metaplastic lesions, hamartomas, papillomas, carcinomas, and some types of lymphomas. The reasons for errors in histopathologic diagnosis have been emphasized, and the clinicopathologic features that can help to prevent misdiagnoses are discussed.
Authors:
D K Heffner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngologic clinics of North America     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0030-6665     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1987 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-29     Completed Date:  1987-07-29     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0144042     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoids / pathology*
Burkitt Lymphoma / pathology
Carcinoma / pathology
Humans
Hyperplasia
Lymphoma / pathology
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms / pathology
Palatine Tonsil / pathology*
Papilloma / pathology
Polyps / pathology
Tonsillar Neoplasms / pathology*

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