Peritonsillar Abscess

Known as: Peritonsillar Abscess [Disease/Finding], QUINSY SORE THROAT, ABSCESS, PERITONSILLAR 
An accumulation of purulent material in the area between the PALATINE TONSIL and its capsule.
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2013
2013
Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a frequent complication to acute tonsillitis, in particular in adolescents and young adults… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Group A streptococci are commonly regarded as the most prevalent cause of acute bacterial tonsillitis and… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Peritonsillar abscess remains the most common deep infection of the head and neck. The condition occurs primarily in young adults… (More)
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2008
2008
Objective To assess changes in the characteristics of peritonsillar abscess (PTA). Methods A retrospective cohort study. Data… (More)
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2002
2002
Peritonsillar abscess, the most common deep infection of the head and neck that occurs in adults, is typically formed by a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To assess the medicalising effect of prescribing antibiotics for sore throat. SETTING 11 general practices in England… (More)
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1991
1991
Thirty-four aspirates of pus from peritonsillar abscesses that were studied for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria showed bacterial… (More)
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1991
1991
A prospective, randomized clinical trial was conducted on 60 patients with confirmed peritonsillar abscess to: (1) compare the… (More)
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1988
1988
In order to compare the efficacy of permucosal needle drainage with that of incision and drainage in the outpatient management of… (More)
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1982
1982
Changing trends in the treatment of peritonsillar abscess are demonstrated by this retrospective study of 74 patients treated… (More)
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