Relationship between Helicobacter pylori Adenotonsillar Colonization and Frequency of Adenotonsillitis in Children

GÜÇLÜ O., AKÇALI A., ŞAHİN E. M., Tekin K., Barutcu O., OTKUN M. T., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.3, pp.301-304, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.8585
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.301-304
  • Keywords: Helicobacter pylori, adenoid, tonsil, colonisation, frequency of infection, PCR, OTITIS-MEDIA, INFECTION, EFFUSION, TISSUES, TONSIL, PLAY
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Background: There are insufficient data in the literature on the presence of Helicobacter pylori in tonsil and adenoid tissue of patients with only airway obstruction. This study examined the presence of H. pylori in surgical cases with airway obstruction or recurrent infection.