In Coding
Feb 1st, 2017
The tonsils are part of the lymphatic and immunologic system. They are oval shaped, pink structures in the back of the throat and act as filters by trapping germs that pass through the nose and mouth. They also produce antibodies that help fight infection. They are the body’s first line of defense, and are similar ...
In Coding
Feb 6th, 2015
The tonsils are part of the lymphatic and immunologic system. They act as filters by trapping germs that pass through the nose and mouth. They also produce antibodies that help fight infection. Tonsillitis may be either viral or bacterial. Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria that causes strep throat, is a common bacterial cause of tonsillitis, accounting ...