tonsillitis

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inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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Although the camera was designed for non-medical purposes, we evaluated its diagnostic performance in suspected cases of peritonsillar abscesses in patients with acute tonsillitis.
19] It is therefore possible that acute tonsillitis is encountered more frequently in children of a lower socioeconomic standing and that the burden of disease (frequency and/or severity) in SA is greater than in the developed world.
According to the criterion 7 attacks of recurrent acute tonsillitis in one year, 5 or more attacks per year for two years and 3 or more attacks per year for the last 3 years constitute an absolute indication for tonsillectomy.
Exclusion criteria included children less than 5 years, any nasal pathology, history of acute tonsillitis within six weeks and bleeding diathesis.
He was diagnosed with acute tonsillitis and was given oral antibiotics and antipyretics.
A postmortem showed she died from septicaemia and acute tonsillitis.
Following a post-mortem examination, the cause of death was given as septicaemia and acute tonsillitis.
But I contracted acute tonsillitis and even though I was determined to travel to Edinburgh and at least start the marathon, the doctor said I would not have got very far and there were long-term health implications.
During the full English breakfast, Mick felt as if the bacon was made of barbed wire as his throat ached, and by noon the doctor had been called out and had diagnosed acute tonsillitis.
In the first case, the suspected meningitis turned out to be common flu; the second was viral meningitis, which is not serious; and the most recent case was acute tonsillitis.
Rheumatic Valve Disease often occurs in middle age as a result of juveniles suffering from the common throat condition of acute tonsillitis not being treated with antibiotics.
Peritonsillar abscess is the most common complication of acute tonsillitis.
The front row forward spent last weekend in hospital receiving treatment for acute tonsillitis and dehydration, and tests have now revealed the full extent of his illness.
Cost effectiveness of tonsillectomy for recurrent acute tonsillitis.
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