Adenoid hypertrophy on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraj

Presentation

Screening MRI for dorsal postural scoliosis.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Enlarged adenoid with severe narrowing of the nasopharyngeal airway.

Annotated image

Long straight line indicates enlarged adenoid.

Short straight line indicates narrowed nasopharyngeal airway.

Case Discussion

Incidental finding of adenoid hypertrophy.

However, retrospective history revealed mouth breathing and occasional snoring.

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Case information

rID: 50002
Published: 17th Dec 2016
Last edited: 19th May 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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