peritonsillitis

peritonsillitis

 [per″ĭ-ton″sĭ-li´tis]
inflammation of peritonsillar tissues.

per·i·ton·sil·li·tis

(per'i-ton'si-lī'tis),
Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding the tonsil.

peritonsillitis

/peri·ton·sil·li·tis/ (-ton″sĭ-li´tis) inflammation of peritonsillar tissues.

per·i·ton·sil·li·tis

(per'i-ton'si-lī'tis)
Inflammation of the connective tissue above and behind the tonsil.

peritonsillitis

inflammation of peritonsillar tissues.
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Exclusion criteria included inflammatory conditions of the oropharynx like peritonsillar abscess and peritonsillitis and any contraindications to the use of a laryngeal mask air way.
Although peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) and peritonsillitis are common ENT emergencies, management strategies in the United Kingdom still vary among otolaryngologists.
Peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) and peritonsillitis are two of the more common ENT emergencies.
One survey was taken of patients who had been admitted to our institution with quinsy/ peritonsillitis over a 6-year period.