An unusual cause of tonsillar asymmetry (2017)

Type of publication:
Journal article

*Karamchandani, D; *El-Shunnar, S K; *Fussey, J M; *Ahsan, S F; *Bhatia, S

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Mar 2017; vol. 99 (no. 3); p. e112

We present the first reported case of tonsillar asymmetry secondary to a mandibular osteoma. Computed tomography rather than tonsillectomy for histology prevented the distress and risk of unnecessary surgery, and the patient was managed conservatively.