"Tonsillitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Inflammation of the tonsils, especially the PALATINE TONSILS but the ADENOIDS (pharyngeal tonsils) and lingual tonsils may also be involved. Tonsillitis usually is caused by bacterial infection. Tonsillitis may be acute, chronic, or recurrent.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tonsillitis" by people in Profiles.
Risk Factors for Multiple Hemorrhages Following Tonsil Surgery in Children. Laryngoscope. 2019 12; 129(12):2765-2770.
Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus Immunology: A Pilot Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jul; 153(1):130-6.
C-reactive protein and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 06 01; 4(7):2410-22.
Transcriptomic analysis identifies phosphatases as novel targets for adenotonsillar hypertrophy of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 May 15; 181(10):1114-20.
A mixed cell culture model for assessment of proliferation in tonsillar tissues from children with obstructive sleep apnea or recurrent tonsillitis. Laryngoscope. 2009 May; 119(5):1005-10.
Genome-wide gene expression profiling in children with non-obese obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep Med. 2009 Jan; 10(1):75-86.
Neurotrophins and tonsillar hypertrophy in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Pediatr Res. 2007 Oct; 62(4):489-94.
Differential expression of cysteinyl leukotriene receptors 1 and 2 in tonsils of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome or recurrent infection. Chest. 2004 Jul; 126(1):13-8.
Utility of tonsillectomy in 2 patients with the syndrome of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Jun; 129(6):670-3.
Appendicectomy, tonsillectomy, and inflammatory bowel disease: a case-control record linkage study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2002 Jul; 56(7):551-4.