Spontaneous tonsillar hemorrhage managed with emergency tonsillectomy in a 21-year-old man: a case report

INTRODUCTION Spontaneous tonsillar hemorrhage is defined as continuous bleeding for more than one hour, or more than 250mL of blood loss regardless of the duration of bleeding. It is an often under-diagnosed and under-reported complication of acute or chronic tonsillitis, with controversial management. We suggest that an emergency tonsillectomy should be… CONTINUE READING