tonsillar abscess


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tonsillar abscess

Acute suppurative tonsillitis.
See also: abscess
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(4) Thus, parenchymal tonsillar abscesses may occur through two different mechanisms: direct extension of a crypt abscess into the tonsillar parenchyma or seeding of bacteria throughout the tonsil via the bloodstream or lymphatics.
His cocaine habit was once so bad he wore a hole in the back of his throat and was treated for a tonsillar abscess.
Considering the possibility of acute tonsillar abscess and pharyngeal wall abscess, she was started on injection piperacillin-tazobactum and clindamycin.