Does subjective tonsillar grading reflect the real volume of palatine tonsils?


YASAN H., Aynali G., Erdogan O., Yariktas M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.75, no.5, pp.618-623, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2011.01.030
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.618-623

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this prospective clinical study was to compare the subjective tonsil size (grade) with real palatine tonsil volume, body mass index, body surface area, age, and gender.