on 55 patients with recurrent pharyngotonsillitis
or IgA nephropathy (IgAN) demonstrated the coccoid form of H.
Conditions that should not be treated with a FQ (or any antibiotic) include viral infections, the common cold, influenza, acute bronchitis and pharyngotonsillitis
(unless <16 years of age and streptococcus is suspected, and even in that case one can wait until results of a rapid test for group A streptococcus are available, and if antibiotics are indicated, a number of other more narrow-spectrum antibiotics are as effective).
aureus was isolated in 50 out of 123 (40.7%) patients aged 0.8-36 years (mean age = 11.7 years), in whom 76.0% (n = 38) had recurrent pharyngotonsillitis
and 88.0% (n = 44) presented tonsillar hypertrophy, with degrees of obstruction varying between III and IV.
During the past 200 years, many other applications of LSW have been uncovered, including the treatment of diphtheria, scarlet fever, pharyngotonsillitis
, acute tonsillitis, purulent parotitis, encephalitis B, and leukemia [9,10].
Indeed, this ancient medicine has exhibited considerable efficacy in treating a number of illnesses, such as diphtheria, scarlet fever, pharyngotonsillitis
, acute tonsillitis, purulent parotitis, encephalitis B, and viral pneumonia .
Another case reported from Italy was a 49-year-old man with no PMH except treatment for pharyngotonsillitis
with steroids and antibiotics 15 days before presentation with retrosternal chest pain and truncal rash.
It was observed that 24% cases had Deviated nasal septum, 14% had Pharyngotonsillitis
, 11% had sinusitis, 12% cases had aural polyp and 5% cases had adenoid hypertrophy.
Jamone et al., "A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of paracetamol and ketoprofren lysine salt for pain control in children with pharyngotonsillitis
cared by family pediatricians," Italian Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Five day treatment of pharyngotonsillitis
with cefpodoxime proxetil.
Correctly performed throat cultures are still considered the gold standard for the diagnosis of acute GABHS pharyngotonsillitis
, with a high sensitivity of 90 - 95%.
Prevalence of macrolide resistance among group A streptococci isolated from pharyngotonsillitis
. Microb Drug Resist.