Adenoid Facies and Symptoms of Adenoids

04 February, 2022

Adenoid Facies and Symptoms of Adenoids

There are several adenoids symptoms, read this blog to know about them 

Adenoid Facies

Adenoid facies refers to the atypical appearance of facial features due to persistent adenoid hypertrophy. Following changes occurs in the face:

  • Elongated face with dull expressions
  • Prominent open mouth
  • Crowded upper teeth and protruding teeth
  • Hitched up the upper lip
  • Pinched in nose appearance
  • High arched palate and Sunken eyes


  • Nasal obstruction
  • Mouth breathing
  • Nasal discharge
  • Epistaxis (nose bleeding)
  • Voice change
  • Ear infection (secretory otitis media)
  • Ear pain

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The blog is written by Dr. Megha Desai