Hypertrophied Tonsils
This page was last updated: October 4, 2014
Picture of large tonsils.  The epiglottis is visible behind the base of the tongue.

Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Memorial Hermann Professional Building
1140 Business Center Drive, Suite  560
Houston, Texas 77043
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This child's right tonsil is so large that it protrudes into the oral cavity, in front of the left tonsil which is located in the posterior oropharynx. 
Tonsillectomy, surgeon's view showing an enlarged right tonsil.
Kissing Tonsils