[Evaluation of vitamin and immune status of patients with chronic palatal tonsillitis]

Otolaryngol Pol. 2001;55(1):65-7.
[Article in Polish]

Abstract

Authors revealed considerable decrease substance of vitamins at patients with chronic tonsillitis in depending on degree of difficulty illness and presence of complication. Content of vitamins B1, B2 and C is decreased more than rest. Results of immune investigations register lowering phagocytic activity of leucocyte and cell immunity at patient with chronic tonsillitis in the presence of the complication.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Ascorbic Acid / analysis*
  • Avitaminosis / complications*
  • Chronic Disease
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunity, Cellular / immunology
  • Leukocytes / immunology
  • Male
  • Palatine Tonsil
  • Phagocytosis / immunology
  • Riboflavin / analysis*
  • Saliva / chemistry
  • Thiamine / analysis*
  • Tonsillitis / complications*
  • Tonsillitis / immunology*

Substances

  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Riboflavin
  • Thiamine