Adenoidectomy

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:574908
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:The 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.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Harris 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.

Relational attributes

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

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Closing the Gap/Child Health Check Initiative: Ear, nose and throat operation summary form DSS Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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