II. Pathophysiology

  1. Obstructive Lymphoid Hyperplasia
    1. Upper airway (Adenoids)
    2. Nose

III. Signs and symptoms

  1. Mouth breathing
  2. Severe snoring and intermittent apneas with sleep
  3. Occasional "snorts" while awake
  4. Accentuated by anatomic high Palate

V. Management: Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

  1. Surgical removal of excess tissue is curative

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Ontology: Hyperplasia of adenoids (C0155833)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 474.2
ICD10 J35.8
SnomedCT 195797002, 39323002
English adenoid vegetations (diagnosis), adenoid vegetations, adenoid vegetation, adenoid hyperplasia, adenoids vegetations, Adenoid vegetations, Adenoid vegetations (disorder), Hyperplasia of adenoids (disorder), hyperplasia; adenoid, adenoid; hyperplasia, adenoid; vegetation, vegetation; adenoid, Hyperplasia of adenoids
Spanish Vegetaciones adenoides, hiperplasia de adenoides (trastorno), hiperplasia de adenoides, vegetaciones adenoideas, vegetaciones adenoides (trastorno), vegetaciones adenoides
Portuguese Vegetações adenóides
Italian Vegetazioni adenoidee
German adenoide Wucherungen
French Végétations
Dutch adenoïde vegetaties, adenoïd; hyperplasie, adenoïd; vegetatie, hyperplasie; adenoïd, vegetatie; adenoïd
Czech Adenoidní vegetace
Japanese アデノイド増殖症, アデノイドゾウショクショウ
Hungarian Adenoid vegetációk