There is diffuse enlargement of the lingular and palatine tonsillar tissue and
mild enlargement of the adenoids. In addition, bilateral prominent internal jugular
chain lymph nodes are noted. There is marked narrowing of the oropharyngeal airspace.
Gd-enhanced images with fat suppression confirm diffusely prominent lymphoid
tissue about Waldeyer’s ring.
Key words: mri inflammation
Sleep disordered breathing (sleep apnea)
due to enlarged lingual and palatine tonsils