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Research & Reviews  149 results

Complications of dental infections due to diagnostic delay during COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-247553
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
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/837048-overview

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...

Stridor Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/995267-treatment

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...

Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/871977-clinical

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 Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/871977-treatment

Feb 18th, 2022 - Approach Considerations Treatment of acute tonsillitis is largely supportive and focuses on maintaining adequate hydration and caloric intake and controlling pain and fever. Inability to maintain adequate oral caloric and fluid intake may require ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Penicillin and Metronidazole in Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01255670

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01715610

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02640456

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  5 results

Tonsillectomy in Children Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/913819

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
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/904370_1

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
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/904370_2

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
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/904370

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...

What clinical features are useful in diagnosing strep throat?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/60491/infectious-diseases/what-clinical-features-are-useful-diagnosing-strep
The Journal of Family Practice; Carolyn A. Eaton, MD

BACKGROUND: Sore throat is a common complaint, with causes that include viruses and group A b-hemolytic streptococcus. Untreated pharyngitis due to this latter organism can lead to serious sequelae, such as peritonsillar abscess and rheumatic feve.

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