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Tonsil concretions and tonsilloliths.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3601388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although infrequently seen in many clinical practices, tonsillar concretions can be the source of both fetor oris and physical and social concern for the patient. Though stones rarely form in the tonsil or peritonsillar area, the findings of calcified objects or stones anywhere within the body has long been a subject of interest. The salient features of these entities and their relevance to clinical practice are discussed in this article.
C W Pruet; D A Duplan
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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:  305-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Calculi / analysis,  diagnosis*
Lymphatic Diseases / diagnosis*
Palatine Tonsil*

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