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Adenoidectomy

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term574908
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this termThe removal of the adenoids. This surgical procedure to remove the lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx may be performed because the adenoids are enlarged, chronically infected or causing obstruction.

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Reference documents:Help on this termHarris P, Nagy S, Vardaxis N (Editors) 2010. Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Profession, 2nd Australian and New Zealand Edition. NSW: Mosby Elsevier, page 39.

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