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Lymphogranuloma venereum of the tonsil

  • D. J. Watson (a1), A. J. Parker (a1) and T. I. F. Macleod (a2)

Abstract

A case of lymphogranuloma venereum of the tonsillar lymph tissue is presented. The similarities of tonsils to cervical lymph nodes are discussed and the importance of histological examination of abnormal tonsil tissue is reiterated.

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Mr.D. J. Watson, Department of Otolaryngology, Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath, Avon BA1 3NG.

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Lymphogranuloma venereum of the tonsil

  • D. J. Watson (a1), A. J. Parker (a1) and T. I. F. Macleod (a2)

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