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Fig. 1 | Clinical and Translational Allergy

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From: Tonsillar cytokine expression between patients with tonsillar hypertrophy and recurrent tonsillitis

Fig. 1

Study flow chart. 18 had hypertrophy and another indication (recurrent otitis media n = 4; recurrent otitis media and fever n = 3; recurrent fever n = 1). 29 had recurrent tonsillitis and another indication (recurrent fever n = 8; recurrent otitis media n = 1). 321 had hypertrophy and tonsillitis; 8 had hypertrophy, tonsillitis, and another indication (recurrent fever, n = 5; recurrent otitis media, recurrent fever n = 1; recurrent otitis media n = 2). 48 had other indication of operation than hypertrophy or tonsillitis (chronic white patches in tonsils n = 2; accumulation of food remnants, bad smelling breath, and feeling of beat in throat n = 1; recurrent fever n = 1; teeth braces n = 2; throat abscess n = 1; no clear cause n = 1)

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