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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]

Overview

There are no definite preventive measures for peritonsillar abscess, however, immunization against certain organisms in childhood may decrease the burden of peritonsillar abscess resulting from such infections.

Primary prevention

There are no definite preventive measures for peritonsillar abscess, however, immunization against certain organisms in childhood may decrease the burden of peritonsillar abscess resulting from such infections.

References

  1. Mathoera RB, Wever PC, van Dorsten FR, Balter SG, de Jager CP (2008). "Epiglottitis in the adult patient". Neth J Med. 66 (9): 373–7. PMID 18931398.

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