Management of peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) at Harare Central Hospital.

@article{TButuro1990ManagementOP,
  title={Management of peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) at Harare Central Hospital.},
  author={C G T-Buturo},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={187-90}
}
  • C G T-Buturo
  • Published 1990 in The Central African journal of medicine
A prospective study was done on 64 patients presenting with features suggestive of peritonsillar abscess (PTA) at Harare Central Hospital from March 1988 to March 1989. There were 41 females and 20 makes with confirmed PTA. Needle aspiration without general anaesthesia was carried out on 60 patients and an acute tonsillectomy on one child because the child was young and uncooperative. There were no immediate recurrences. All aspirated patients were admitted to hospital for 1 to 3 days. 25 of… CONTINUE READING