Sites of snoring

  • Snoring is vibration of the respiratory structures and the resulting sound that results from obstructed air movement during sleeping
  • The site of snoring varies from person to person
  • The same person can have different sites of snoring at different times or may have multiple sites of snoring
  • This makes surgical correction difficult
  • The sites of snoring are:
    • soft palate
    • tonsillar pillars
    • laryngopharynx

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