DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20172705

Unusual presentation of tonsillolith in a child

Manish Verma, Manish Tailor, Beena Thada

Abstract


Tonsilloliths are calcified structures that form in the palantine tonsillar crypts. Tonsilloliths are uncommon in pediatric age group and usually present with pain, referred pain (ear), foreign body sensation, abscess and halitosis. This interesting case present with expulsion of mysterious ladyfinger seeds like structures from oral cavity. 


Keywords


Halitosis, Ladyfinger seeds, Tonsillolith

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