faucial diphtheria

fau·cial diph·the·ri·a

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.
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A diagnosis of faucial diphtheria, with a strong possibility of laryngeal diphtheria, was made.