Patients with peritonsillar inflammation (PI) had significant increased PTA score values compared to controls and patients suffering from acute tonsillitis without (w/o) peritonsillar inflammation (*** p < 0.001, ** P < 0.01).
Peritonsillar abscesses are among the most frequent and significant complications of acute tonsillitis. Immediate perioral incision and drainage may be critical to prevent deep neck infection in these patients.
In a 2014 Cochrane review  assessing the effectiveness of adeno-/ tonsillectomy in reducing the frequency and severity of sore throat in patients with chronic or recurrent acute tonsillitis, benefit was shown to be modest at best.
Guttate psoriasis is a distinctive acute form of psoriasis, and typically erupts explosively over large areas of the skin surface, usually 1-2 weeks after an episode of acute tonsillitis or pharyngitis.