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peritonsillar

 [per″ĭ-ton´sĭ-ler]
around a tonsil.

per·i·ton·sil·lar

(per'i-ton'si-lăr),
Around a tonsil or the tonsils.

peritonsillar

/peri·ton·sil·lar/ (-ton´sĭ-ler) around a tonsil.

peritonsillar

[-ton′silər]
Etymology: Gk, peri + L, tonsilla
pertaining to the area around a tonsil.

per·i·ton·sil·lar

(per'i-ton'si-lăr)
Denotes area near or around the tonsils.
[peri-, + L. tonsilla, + -ar, adj. suffix]

peritonsillar

around a tonsil.

peritonsillar abscess
a localized accumulation of pus in peritonsillar tissue subsequent to suppurative inflammation of the tonsil. Called also quinsy.
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Conclusions: This new portable smartphone-based thermal imaging technique may be useful in the detection of peritonsillar abscesses.
The present study is an analytical review of 22 patients of peritonsillar abscess who presented to the SS Medical College and GM Hospital, Rewa from August 2012 to August 2013.
Oral exam revealed erythema and fullness in right peritonsillar arch with the uvula deviated to the left.
Peritonsillar abscess is an infection of the Weber's gland resulting in tissue necrosis and pus formation.
Antibiotic prescribing in general practice and hospital admissions for peritonsillar abscess, mastoiditis, and rheumatic fever in children: time trend analysis.
Clinical presentation * Route cytosis 1 Acute febrile illness with Crack/ 2 nausea, vomiting, fatigue, Smoke headache, and myalgias 2 Acute febrile illness with Crack/ 1 nausea, vomiting, pharyngitis, Smoke fatigue, headache, and myalgias 3 Possible peritonsillar abscess Unknown 1 with fever, pharyngitis, fatigue, headache, and myalgias 4 Acute febrile illness with Powder/ 2 myalgias Snort 5 Vomiting and diarrhea with Crack/ 0 headache, chills, and back Smoke pain 6 Pharyngitis, dyspnea, sore Powder/ 0 gums and teeth, swollen Snort glands 7 Fever, mouth sores, Crack/ 0 lymphadenitis Smoke 8 Fever, body aches Powder/ 0 Smoke 9 Pharyngitis with painful gums Powder/ 0 and lesions on ears, arms, Snort legs, and trunk 10 Arm and neck mass with fever Powder/ 1 and cough.
If an uninsured patient comes to the emergency room (ER) with an acute problem, whether it is a deep venous thrombosis, a stab or gunshot wound, active labor, asthma attack, chest pain, peritonsillar abscess, abdominal pain, mental status change, a broken leg, or other acute problem, that patient must be, and will be taken care of, regardless of ability to pay.
The analysis of more than 3 million records from 162 British practices over 10 years found that the risk of mastoiditis after otitis media, peritonsillar abscess after sore throat, and pneumonia after upper respiratory infection was too low to justify antibiotics (BMJ 2007 Oct.
Our model is highly dependent on the reliability of the available information, especially the risk of peritonsillar abscess and the risk of rheumatic fever following untreated strep throat.
Eikenella corrodens: an unexpected pathogen causing a persistent peritonsillar abscess.
The first interesting facet of this study is that in their analysis the researchers found that there are no current, accurate estimates for calculating the risk and incidence of peritonsillar abscess or acute rheumatic fever.
Owen has been out for six weeks with a knee injury, while Thomas returns from a month on the sidelines after being hospitalised when a bout of tonsillitis developed into a peritonsillar abscess.