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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Prince Tano Djan, BSc, MBChB [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: PTA, Tonsillar abscess, Intratonsillar abscess, Quinsy


Overview

Historical Perspective

Peritonsillar abscess classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Peritonsillar abscess from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Screening

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | X Rays | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention

Case Studies

Case #1


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