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ALLMedicine™ Peritonsillar Abscess Center

Research & Reviews  148 results

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...

Stridor Treatment & Management

Apr 7th, 2022 - Medical Care The treatment of stridor must be tailored according to the particular underlying or predisposing condition present (see Etiology). Emergency management consists of ensuring that the airway is adequate. If it is not, appropriate resusc...

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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Penicillin and Metronidazole in Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess

May 11th, 2021 - Treatment of peritonsillar abscess varies. To study whether broad spectrum antibiotics are required in addition to abscess drainage, a prospective, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study on 200 adult patients with peritonsillar abscess...

Assessing the Necessity of Prescribing Antibiotics (Clavulin or Clindamycin Versus Placebo) Post-peritonsillar Abscess Drainage

Nov 6th, 2017 - This will be a single-blinded randomized-control trial enrolling all patients presenting to otolaryngology in London, ON with a PTA. Patients will be managed in a consistent protocol amongst team members. Diagnosis of a PTA will be made by the att...

Microbiology of Para- og Retropharyngeal Abscess

Apr 27th, 2016 - Patients: Sixty patients aged 18 years or older with para- or retropharyngeal abscess and 12 patients with neck abscess without relation to the pharynx or salivary glands (controls) will be included at five Danish centers. Estimated time of inclus...

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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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