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Research Article

Correlation between Brodsky Tonsil Scale and Tonsil Volume in Adult Patients

Table 1

Baseline characteristics.

DiagnosisChronic tonsillitis46 (52.9%)
OSAHS41 (47.1%)
Median age35 years (IQR: 28-46 y)
GenderMale54 (62.1%)
Female33 (37.9%)
BMI (kg/m2)<2533(37.9%)
≥25, <3023(26.4%)
≥30, <3530(34.5%)
≥351(1.2%)
SmokingYes22(25.3%)
No65(74.7%)
DrinkingYes14(16.1%)
No73(83.9%)
Left tonsil gradingI27(31.0%)
II33(37.9%)
III26(29.9%)
IV1(1.1%)
Right tonsil gradingI24(28.2%)
II30(35.3%)
III29(34.1%)
IV2(2.4%)
Tonsil volumeLeft4.5±2.6ml
Right4.7±2.7ml

IQR= interquartile range; BMI= body mass index.

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