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A Case Report of Giant Tonsillolith

SG Smitha, Nirmala Maruthi

Citation Information : Smitha S, Maruthi N. A Case Report of Giant Tonsillolith. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2013; 5 (2):10-11.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-5-2-10

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-02-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Tonsilloliths, also known as tonsil stones or tonsillar calculi, are clusters of calcified material that form in the crypts of palatine tonsils. They are usually of small size. Large or giant tonsilloliths are rare. We report a case of giant tonsillolith in the right palatine tonsil and literature is reviewed.

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