Recurrent adenotonsillitis: A new concept

Philip M. Sprinkle, Robert W. Veltri

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Abstract

An update of original data is presented. These data continue to confirm the physiological effect of adenotonsillectomy on the abnormal oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal microflora of children with recurrent adenotonsillitis. A new concept suggesting a bacterial–viral etiology of recurrent adenotonsillitis is presented. The advantages of such a concept are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-63
Number of pages6
JournalLaryngoscope
Volume86
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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