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Adenoids, or adenoid growths, is defective
changes in pharyngeal tonsil. Usually they occur after
infection (measles, scarlet fever, influenza, diphtheria) or
are hereditary defects. More common in children
the age of 3-10 years.
Symptoms. Persistent nasal congestion and discharge from it,
nasalized speech. The mouth of the patient open, sleep accompanied by snoring.
Often have headaches. Children fall behind academically, physically
weakened, sometimes there is bedwetting. Adenoids
can become inflamed, closing when the Eustachian tubes and breaking
ventilation of the middle ear, which leads to occurrence of frequent otitis
(inflammation of the middle ear).