Description of specific diseases of the pharynx

  • A. G. D. Maran
Part of the The New Medicine book series (NEME, volume 4)


The adenoids are occasionally called the pharyngeal tonsils. They grow rapidly from birth to reach maximum size at age 4–5 years, then regress until shortly after puberty, by which time they are insignificant in size.


Neck Dissection Pharyngeal Pouch Secretory Otitis Medium Vasomotor Rhinitis Squamous Cell Carcinoma Group 
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© MTP Press Limited 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. D. Maran
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  1. 1.The Royal InfirmaryEdinburghScotland

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