A review on the mechanism of sore throat in tonsillitis

@article{Bathala2013ARO,
  title={A review on the mechanism of sore throat in tonsillitis},
  author={S. Bathala and Ronald Eccles},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \& Otology},
  year={2013},
  volume={127},
  pages={227 - 232}
}
  • S. Bathala, R. Eccles
  • Published 15 January 2013
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
Abstract Background: Sore throat is a common condition associated with acute upper respiratory tract infection, and recurrent episodes of infection may result in chronic tonsillitis. The current UK and USA guidelines for tonsillectomy use the incidence of sore throat episodes as an indication for surgery. However, the mechanism of sore throat is poorly described in the literature. Objectives: This review will provide basic information for the clinician regarding: the causes, pathophysiology and… 

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