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Adenoid enlargement is uncommon in adults and because examination of the nasopharynx by indirect posterior rhinoscopy is inadequate.

Adenoids are glands at the back of the throat that can become swollen and Children are more likely than adults to have enlarged adenoids.

Although it is rare, adults' adenoids can become enlarged, due to a chronic infection or allergy, pollution, or smoking. Even less common is.