This surgery and procedure is usually performed on children to take out the adenoid glands. Adenoid glands are located between the nose and the back of the throat and are generally removed along with the tonsils. Adenoidectomy is usually performed if the person has any of the following issues:
Enlarged / Swollen Glands
Did you know adenoids release antibodies that help in fighting certain infections in our body? If not treated on time, swollen adenoids can lead to respiratory infections. However, as the person gets older, the significance of these glands minimize as the body starts to produce the same antibodies on its own.