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(Peritonsillar abscess)
1,309 results
  • Parapharyngeal Abscesses Caused by Group G Streptococcus. [Journal Article]
  • CRCase Rep Otolaryngol 2018; 2018:7307290
  • Tajima S, Anzai T, … Ikeda K
  • Deep neck abscess is a life-threatening infection that causes laryngeal edema and upper airway occlusion. The predominant bacterial species involved in this disorder is group A streptococcus. Group G...
  • Urgent Infections of the Head and Neck. [Review]
  • MCMed Clin North Am 2018; 102(6):1109-1120
  • Russell MD, Russell MS
  • Infections of the head and neck are common and appropriately managed by primary care providers in most cases. However, some infections are associated with significant morbidity and require urgent rec...
  • Predictors of intratonsillar abscess versus peritonsillar abscess in the pediatric patient. [Journal Article]
  • IJInt J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018; 114:143-146
  • Ahmed Ali S, Kovatch KJ, … Hoff PT
  • CONCLUSIONS: Intratonsillar abscess should be considered in the differential diagnosis for patients presenting with sore throat and concern for a pharyngeal infection or abscess. These patients have a significantly lower proportion of otalgia, trismus, vocal changes, and dysphagia. Given the low success rate of drainage attempts and lower recurrence rate, diagnosing physicians should consider medical management rather than procedural drainage in this patient population.
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