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May 1979

Abscess of the Lingual Tonsil

Author Affiliations

USAF; USAF
From the Otolaryngology Service, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Tex.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(5):277-278. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790170047013
Abstract

• Abscess of the lingual tonsil is an unusual entity that may cause diagnostic difficulty. The pathophysiologic mechanism of formation was correlated with normal posterior tongue histology in a case of lingual tonsillar abscess.

(Arch Otolaryngol 105:277-278, 1979)

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