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Case 11347

A rare case of unilateral tonsillolithiasis

Author(s)
Reznitsky M, Marklund M

Rigshospitalet,
Copenhagen University Hospital,
Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100,
Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Patient
male, 87 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial view with a large calcification.

    In the axial view a large calcification close to the left tonsillar region is visible. The surrounding soft tissue is enhancing inhomogeneously with (in a few slices) a ring-like appearance.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal view with a large calcification.

    Coronal view shows the calcification surrounded by contrast enhancing soft tissue.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal view with a large calcification.

    The calcification and the surrounding contrast enhancing tissue is visible.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
In the axial view a large calcification close to the left tonsillar region is visible. The surrounding soft tissue is enhancing inhomogeneously with (in a few slices) a ring-like appearance.
 
Coronal view shows the calcification surrounded by contrast enhancing soft tissue.
 
The calcification and the surrounding contrast enhancing tissue is visible.
 
 
 
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