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Complications of dental infections due to diagnostic delay during COVID-19 pandemic.
BMJ Case Reports; Altıntaş E

Apr 10th, 2022 - We present three cases who presented to the emergency department with severe complications of dental infections: Ludwig's angina, necrotising fasciitis and peritonsillar abscess. All of our cases presented at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic, wi...

Deep Neck Infections

Apr 7th, 2022 - Practice Essentials For centuries, the diagnosis and treatment of deep neck space infections have challenged physicians and surgeons. The complexity and the deep location of this region make diagnosis and treatment of infections in this area diffi...

Arcanobacterium Haemolyticum

Mar 14th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The bacterium now named Arcanobacterium haemolyticum was first described in 1946 as the pathogenic agent causing pharyngitis and cutaneous infections among US service members and indigenous peoples of the South Pacific. [1, 2] ...

Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess Clinical Presentation

Feb 18th, 2022 - History The patient's history determines the type of tonsillitis (ie, acute, recurrent, chronic) that is present. Individuals with acute tonsillitis present with fever, sore throat, foul breath, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), odynophagia (pain...

Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess

Feb 18th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Tonsillitis is inflammation of the palatine tonsils. The inflammation usually extends to the adenoid and the lingual tonsils; therefore, the term pharyngitis may also be used. Most cases of bacterial tonsillitis are caused by g...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Peritonsillar Abscess: Aspiration Versus Tonsillectomy a Chaud

Nov 9th, 2017 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a complication of acute tonsillitis. The condition occurs when the infection spreads from the tonsil to the peritonsillar tissue, resulting in accumulation of pus between the tonsil and the muscles of the ...

Microbiology of Severe Acute Tonsillitis, Peritonsillar Cellulitis, and Infectious Mononucleosis

Mar 22nd, 2016 - Patients referred to tertiary care centers with acute throat infections are most often treated with antibiotics. However, very little is know concerning the prevalent pathogens in patients with acute throat infections without abscess formation. Ev...

PEAK PlasmaBlade TnA Versus Traditional Electrosurgery in Subcapsular Tonsillectomy

Jan 3rd, 2013 - Tonsillectomy is performed in response to cases of repeated occurrence of acute tonsillitis or adenoiditis, obstructive sleep apnea, nasal airway obstruction, snoring, or peritonsillar abscess. The PEAK PlasmaBlade uses pulsed radiofrequency (RF) ...

Investigation of Clinical Spectrum, Bacterial Pathogens and Immune Response in Acute Pharyngotonsillitis

Sep 8th, 2010 - According to the US Vital Health Statistics report, acute pharyngotonsillitis is responsible for more than 6 million office visits each year by children younger than 15 years of age. Approximately 30% of cases is of bacterial etiology and group A ...

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News  6 results

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to risk for peritonsillar abscess

Mar 8th, 2021 - Key clinical point: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher risk for peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and longer hospital stay than those without RA. Major finding: The RA cohort had a significantly higher PTA incidence (incidence rate ra.

Tonsillectomy in Children Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)

Jun 5th, 2019 - The guidelines on tonsillectomy in children were released on February 5, 2019, by the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF).[1] Recurrent Throat Infection Clinicians should recommend watchful waiting for re...

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage

Nov 6th, 2018 - The peritonsillar abscess (PTA) remains a common clinical entity in the emergency department and in an otolaryngology practice. The exact incidence has been estimated at 37 cases per 100,000 people per year. The most common treatments for PTAs inc...

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage

Nov 6th, 2018 - PTA is rare in infants and children younger than 12 years; the mean age for this disease is 20-30 years. Males and females are affected equally. Needle aspiration can be therapeutic in itself; in some studies, up to 85% of patients were effectivel...

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage

Nov 6th, 2018 - The peritonsillar abscess (PTA) remains a common clinical entity in the emergency department and in an otolaryngology practice. The exact incidence has been estimated at 37 cases per 100,000 people per year. The most common treatments for PTAs inc...

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