pharyngitis

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Lemierre syndrome, which is a severe suppurative complication of bacterial pharyngitis, needs to be considered.
Even in the absence of these visual objective findings anyone could see the obvious swelling and deformity of a fractured limb or feel the fever of an acute bacterial pharyngitis by touching the patient's skin.
2) With the availability of once-daily dosing and five-day regimens, (3) newer azalides such as azithromycin have become increasingly popular in the treatment of bacterial pharyngitis in penicillin-allergic and nonallergic patients.
The interpretation of throat cultures is less complicated than sputum cultures because viruses cause most cases of pharyngitis, and the primary cause of bacterial pharyngitis is Streptococcus pyogenes.