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Helicobacter pylori colonization in children with Adenotansillar hypertrophy
Najmeh Dostmohammadian * , Navid Danaee , Raheb Ghorbani , Nooshin Rahimi
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Introduction: Adenotonsillar hypertrophy is one of the most common causes of upper airway obstruction in children. Recent studies have shown colonization or not colonization of helicobacter pylori (HP) in adenotonsillar tissue. According to this, we decided to make a study in this field and investigate HP colonization in children with adenotansillar hypertrophy in semnan city.
Materials and Methods: In this study, in ENT department of Amir al Moemenin Hospital in Semnan, Iran، 30 patient with adenotosillar hypertrophy, were surgeried adenotansilectomy, introduced in this study. For investigating colonization of HP, Rapid Ureas Test was done on 90 specimens (60 Tonsilar specimens and 30 Adenoid specimens).
Results: Mean±SD of age of children was 8.9 ±2.6. Rapid Ureas Test in 14 (15.6%) specimens, 7/6% tonsil biopsy and 9/8% adenoid specimens were positive.
Conclusion: In this study, we have found colonization of HP in adenotonsilar tissue.  However, more special tests are needed to provide a definitive judgment.
Keywords: Helicobacter Pylori, Adenotonsillar Hypertrophy, Rapid Ureas Test.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/01/9 | Accepted: 2018/07/31 | Published: 2018/09/23
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Dostmohammadian N, Danaee N, Ghorbani R, Rahimi N. Helicobacter pylori colonization in children with Adenotansillar hypertrophy. koomesh. 2018; 20 (4) :688-691
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