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can you tell me about tonsil size grading?

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Dr. Michael Jaindl
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
1+ is small, 4+...: Touch in the midline, 2+ and 3+ in between. Useful to give a visual picture for documentation purposes. 4+ tonsils can elevate the concern for obstructive breathing disorders.

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