Faucial diphtheria | definition of faucial diphtheria by Medical dictionary
severe pharyngitis affecting the fauces, the usual site affected by infection with Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
fau·cial diph·the·ri·a (fawshăl dif-thērē-ă)
Severe pharyngitis affecting the fauces.
References in periodicals archive
Hospital based surveillance of faucial diphtheria
in and around Delhi.
A diagnosis of faucial diphtheria
, with a strong possibility of laryngeal diphtheria, was made.