Tubal tonsil - Definition
It is the name given to one of the four main tonsil groups constituted by the Waldeyer’s tonsillar ring. The three other groups are:
Tubal tonsil - Location
This group of tonsil can be found positioned very close to the torus tabarius. It is due to this proximity that it is also frequently called “Tonsil of torus tubarius.” The structure can be seen in a position posterior to the Eustachian tube opening – in the area known as nasopharynx.
Tubal tonsil - Pictures
The images below demonstrate how this structure looks like.
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