What is the cause of hypertrophia in asymmetric tonsils?

Hanege F. M. , ACAR G. , TEKİN M. , ÖZKANLI S. Ş. , SAYGI H. I.

B-ENT, vol.12, no.3, pp.175-179, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : B-ENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.175-179


Objectives: Asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy is a condition, confirmed by physical examination, that can be found in every age group. The aim of this study was to compare each tonsil through macroscopic and microscopic assessment of specimens and reveal the reasons that cause one tonsil to grow more than the other.