Volume 55, Issue 3 And 4 (30 1997)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1997, 55(3 And 4): 76-77 | Back to browse issues page

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A 16 year old woman with Tangier disease in palatine tonsils is reported. She has recurrent sore throat. In physical examination the palatine tonsils are hypertrophied and has very yellowish points. The facial skin is yellowish but the skin of another areas of body is normal. After tonsillectomy the pathologist report Tangier disease in palatine tonsils
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