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A Comparative Study of Radiograph and Nasal Endoscopy in Diagnosis of Hypertrophied Adenoids

  • Nayanjyoti SarmaEmail author
  • Gautam Khaund
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Abstract

Adenoid hypertrophy is a common presentation in the growing age group. It results in varied symptomatology resulting in nasal obstruction, mouth breathing, snoring, nasal discharge and nasal intonation of voice. Diagnostic nasal endoscopy and plain radiograph are the two most widely done investigative procedures. In our study we have compared the results of these two diagnostic modalities in defining the grade of adenoid hypertrophy and establish the differences in results so that a proper diagnosis is made and appropriate management is initiated.

Keywords

Adenoid hypertrophy Nasal endoscopy Radiographs Nasopharynx Adenoid facies 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

Authors Nayanjyoti Sarma and Gautam Khaund declares that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nightingale HospitalGuwahatiIndia

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