Summary: An abscess in the peritonsillar tissue extending into the tonsil capsule, resulting from suppuration of the tonsil. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Publications189 found, 100 shown here
- Bilateral peritonsillar abscess diagnosed on the basis of intraoral sonographyMatt Lyon
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4007, USA
J Ultrasound Med 22:993-6. 2003
- Tonsillectomy using the thermal welding systemGeorge T Karatzias
Department of Otolaryngology, General Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 67:225-9. 2005..To evaluate and introduce a new method of tonsillectomy using the Thermal Welding System (TWS)...
- Thermal welding technology vs ligasure tonsillectomy: a comparative studyAlexandros Karatzanis
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Crete School of Medicine, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Am J Otolaryngol 29:238-41. 2008..The objective of the study was to compare and assess parameters related to thermal welding tonsillectomy (TWT) vs ligasure tonsillectomy (LT)...
- Human beta-Defensins in different states of diseases of the tonsilla palatinaMatthias Schwaab
Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Ruhr University Bochum, Elisabeth Hospital, Bleichstr 15, 44787 Bochum, Germany
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:821-30. 2010..Although diseases of the tonsils like hypertrophy of the tonsil, acute tonsillitis, chronic tonsillitis or peritonsillar abscess are common, little is known about the underlying pathophysiology...
- An evidence-based review of peritonsillar abscessJ Powell
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Clin Otolaryngol 37:136-45. 2012We present the current literature surrounding peritonsillar abscess management highlighting areas of controversy...
- Antibiotic prescribing in general practice and hospital admissions for peritonsillar abscess, mastoiditis, and rheumatic fever in children: time trend analysisM Sharland
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, London SW17 0QT
BMJ 331:328-9. 2005
- Role of microbiological studies in management of peritonsillar abscessCosta Repanos
ENT Department, Royal United Bath Hospital, Bath, UK
J Laryngol Otol 123:877-9. 2009b>Peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) is one of the most common ENT emergencies...
- Peritonsillar abscess: diagnosis and treatmentTerence E Steyer
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
Am Fam Physician 65:93-6. 2002b>Peritonsillar abscess, the most common deep infection of the head and neck that occurs in adults, is typically formed by a combination of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. The presenting symptoms include fever, throat pain, and trismus...
- [Is postoperative antibiotic treatment mandatory after abscess tonsillectomy]S Knipping
Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie der Martin Luther Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Deutschland
HNO 57:230-8. 2009b>Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common and serious complication of acute exudative tonsillitis. We wanted to answer the following question: Are postoperative antibiotics mandatory after abscess tonsillectomy?
- An evidence-based review of the treatment of peritonsillar abscessRomaine F Johnson
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:332-43. 2003b>Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is commonly seen but still controversial...
- Peritonsillar abscess: the rationale for interval tonsillectomyV V Raut
Department of Otolaryngology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, U K
Ear Nose Throat J 79:206-9. 2000Although peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) and peritonsillitis are common ENT emergencies, management strategies in the United Kingdom still vary among otolaryngologists...
- The contemporary approach to diagnosis and management of peritonsillar abscessRomaine F Johnson
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13:157-60. 2005b>Peritonsillar abscess is a common problem, but some aspects of diagnosis and management remain controversial. We review the recent literature on peritonsillar abscess.
- Peritonsillar abscess in children. Is incision and drainage an effective management?N J Apostolopoulos
ENT Dept, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital, Thibon and Lebadias, Athens, Greece
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 31:129-35. 1995Debate continues concerning proper management of peritonsillar abscess (PA). We studied 189 children (mean age, 9 years) admitted in our department during the last 7 years with the diagnosis of PA...
- Changing trends in bacteriology of peritonsillar abscessS B Megalamani
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
J Laryngol Otol 122:928-30. 2008..To evaluate the type of aerobic bacteria commonly isolated from peritonsillar abscesses...
- Variations in the microbiology of peritonsillar abscessH Gavriel
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:27-31. 2009Microbiologic studies are routinely performed in the assessment of peritonsillar abscess (PTA)...
- Out-patient management of patients with a peritonsillar abscessC Al Yaghchi
Clin Otolaryngol 33:52-5. 2008In the United Kingdom, patients with a peritonsillar abscess are usually managed as inpatients. However, studies in other countries have shown successful management of these patients as outpatients...
- Clinical predictors of peritonsillar abscess in adultsShaun J Kilty
Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:165-8. 2008The primary objective was to identify clinical predictors that differentiate a peritonsillar abscess from peritonsillar cellulitis in adults...
- Lemierre's syndrome presenting with peritonsillar abscess and VIth cranial nerve palsyC Jones
Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Basildon University Hospital NHS Trust, Nethermayne, UK
J Laryngol Otol 120:502-4. 2006..We report a case of Lemierre's syndrome in an 18-year-old Caucasian woman presenting with a peritonsillar abscess and ipsilateral VIth cranial nerve palsy.
- Incidence of peritonsillar abscess and relationship to age and gender: retrospective studyStefan Risberg
Family Medicine Research Centre, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, and Department of Otolaryngology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
Scand J Infect Dis 40:792-6. 2008..We identified 283 events of peritonsillitis, of which 85 were defined as peritonsillar cellulitis (PTC). Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) was found in 198 events in patients between 7 and 82 y of age...
- Management of peritonsillar abscess: needle aspiration versus incision and drainage versus tonsillectomyWalid Khayr
Department of Internal Medicine, Finch University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Am J Ther 12:344-50. 2005b>Peritonsillar abscess is the most common deep infection of the head and neck. This article focuses on the different methods to manage this infection...
- Microbiology of peritonsillar abscess as an indication for tonsillectomyHaim Gavriel
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin 70300, Israel
Medicine (Baltimore) 87:33-6. 2008No conclusive data are available regarding the influence of the microbial content of a peritonsillar abscess (PTA) on the development of recurrence...
- Use of bacteriologic studies in the outpatient management of peritonsillar abscessSreekant Cherukuri
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, U S A
Laryngoscope 112:18-20. 2002To examine whether obtaining bacterial Gram stain and aerobic/anaerobic cultures alters management of patients with peritonsillar abscess.
- Characterizations of life-threatening deep cervical space infections: a review of one hundred ninety-six casesLing feng Wang
Department of Otolaryngology, Kaohsiung Medical University, No 100 Shih chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan
Am J Otolaryngol 24:111-7. 2003..In this article, we try to find out whether there are predisposing factors related to complicated deep cervical space infections and prolonged hospitalization...
- Management of descending necrotizing mediastinitisPetros Mihos
General Hospital of Attica, Athens, Greece
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:966-72. 2004..One of the most dreaded and the most lethal form of mediastinitis is descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM)...
- The epidemiology of peritonsillar abscess disease in Northern IrelandBrendan C Hanna
Department of ENT, Antrim Area Hospital, 45 Bush Road, Antrim, UK
J Infect 52:247-53. 20061. To describe the epidemiology of peritonsillar abscess disease in Northern Ireland. 2. To describe the impact of the nature of microbiological sampling on culture results.
- Peritonsillar abscessNicholas J Galioto
Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa 53104, USA
Am Fam Physician 77:199-202. 2008b>Peritonsillar abscess remains the most common deep infection of the head and neck...
- Peritonsillar abscess in children: a 10-year review of diagnosis and managementS Schraff
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 825 Fairfax Avenue, Suite 510, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 57:213-8. 2001OBJECTIVE: peritonsillar abscess is the most common deep neck infection in adults and children. However, pediatric patients with their smaller anatomy and often inability to cooperate with exam and treatment, provide a challenge...
- Ultrasound-guided drainage of peritonsillar abscess by the emergency physicianMichael Blaivas
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Am J Emerg Med 21:155-8. 2003The diagnosis of peritonsillar abscess (PTA) poses a challenge to emergency physicians (EPs). The decision to perform an invasive procedure with potential complications is based on clinical judgment that is often inaccurate...
- National audit of the management of peritonsillar abscessH M Mehanna
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, UK
Postgrad Med J 78:545-8. 2002..Incision and drainage (52%) was the most common form of treatment of non-resolving patients. The median hospital stay was two days...
- Clinical advantage of abscess tonsillectomy in peritonsillar abscessS Brojerdian
Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugman, , Bruxelles
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 54:459-64. 2000At the moment, regardless of the prevalence of the peritonsillar abscess (PTA), a definite protocol concerning the treatment of PTA has not yet been established and the treatment remains controversial...
- A retrospective study of peritonsillar abscess in Riyadh Medical Complex [corrected]Abdulaziz A Aldakhail
Director General of Directorate General Health Affairs, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 27:1217-21. 2006To investigate and study the management pattern of peritonsillar abscess, the male to female ratio and incidence. Also, to evaluate the causative organism isolated from abscess and reported by culture/sensitivity (C/S).
- Intraoral ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of suspected peritonsillar abscess in the emergency departmentMatthew Lyon
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, AF 2056, Augusta, GA 30912 4007, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:85-8. 2005b>Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) can be a life-threatening disease and may lead to significant complications without drainage.
- National UK survey of antibiotics prescribed for acute tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscessV Visvanathan
Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3EX UK
J Laryngol Otol 124:420-3. 2010To survey antibiotics prescribed for patients admitted with acute tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess to UK ENT departments.
- Cervical necrotizing fasciitis: an unusual complication of genuine peritonsillar abscessMarco Boninsegna
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
J Otolaryngol 34:258-61. 2005
- An outpatient medical treatment protocol for peritonsillar abscessRoland H Lamkin
Department of Otolaryngology, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 85:658, 660. 2006Several surgical methods are used to treat peritonsillar abscess, but no protocol for outpatient medical treatment has yet been published...
- Neglected peritonsillar abscess resulting in necrotizing soft tissue infection of the neck and chest wallJ E Losanoff
Department of Surgery, MC 5026, Room J517, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, IL 60637, USA
Int J Clin Pract 59:1476-8. 2005Necrotizing soft tissue infection (NSTI) of the neck and chest wall resulting from neglected peritonsillar abscess is a relatively rare but highly lethal surgical condition which has received little attention in the literature...
- Transtonsillar drainage of parapharyngeal abscessK Badran
Department of Otolaryngology, Whiston Hospital, Liverpool, UK
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:49-52. 2006..Our approach was effective and resulted in a rapid resolution of the symptoms. The management and different approaches to parapharyngeal abscess are discussed, and the literature is reviewed...
- Ten years of descending necrotizing mediastinitis: management of 23 casesFabio Roccia
Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Department, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1716-24. 2007..Through a 10-year retrospective study, we report our experience in the management of descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM), a rare and often lethal complication of odontogenic and oropharyngeal infections...
- Images in clinical medicine. Bilateral peritonsillar abscessesJames F Fiechtl
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
N Engl J Med 358:e27. 2008
- Spectrum and management of deep neck space infections: an 8-year experience of 234 casesGerd Jürgen Ridder
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Freiburg, Germany
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:709-14. 2005..To study the clinical course and outcome of deep neck infections (DNI), with special emphasis on microbiology and histopathology...
- Parapharyngeal abscess: diagnosis and treatmentC Page
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department, University Hospital of Amiens, Amiens, France
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:681-6. 2008..Parapharyngeal abscess is the second most common deep neck abscess after peritonsillar abscess. The diagnosis is both clinical and radiologic...
- [Smoking promotes the formation of peritonsillar abscesses]G Lehnerdt
Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik der Universität Duisburg Essen
Laryngorhinootologie 84:676-9. 2005Smoking has not properly been investigated as a predisposing factor for the development of a peritonsillar abscess.
- Tonsillopharyngitis: clinical highlightsTed L Tewfik
Department of Otolaryngology, McGill University, Montreal, QC
J Otolaryngol 34:S45-9. 2005..Features suggestive of viral bacterial (GABHS) etiologies, the medical and surgical guidelines for managing tonsillopharyngitis, and its complications are highlighted in this article...
- Deep neck infections: clinical considerations in aggressive diseaseJohn F Caccamese
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System, 650 West Baltimore Street, Suite 1401, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:367-80. 2008..Today, neck infections are rarely life threatening when sound and timely management is applied...
- Harmonic scalpel tonsillectomy: a prospective studyS A Kamal
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, UK
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:449-54. 2006..The use of disposable blades in CST certainly reduces the risk of the transmission of Cruetzfield-Jacob disease (CJD)...
- Peritonsillar infections: local experienceY K Ong
Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
Singapore Med J 45:105-9. 2004..Other objectives are to determine if a seasonal variation exists and to examine the role of routine bacterial cultures and interval tonsillectomy...
- [Fatal necrotizing mediastinitis as a complication of peritonsillar abscess]Katarzyna Nowak
Klinika Otolaryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej AM w Poznaniu
Otolaryngol Pol 59:751-4. 2005..necrotizing phlegmon of the neck and descending mediastinitis in 48 year old male patient with primary peritonsillar abscess. On the base of literature it was showed the etiology, pathomechanism of the evolution of this heavy ..
- Increased incidence of head and neck abscesses in childrenCristina E Cabrera
Department of Surgery, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:176-81. 2007..To describe increasing incidence and changing microbiology of head and neck abscesses in children admitted to the hospital during the first quarters of 2000 through 2003...
- Lemierre syndrome complicated by cavernous sinus thrombosis, the development of subdural empyemas, and internal carotid artery narrowing without cerebral infarction. Case reportFranklin Westhout
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, USA
J Neurosurg 106:53-6. 2007..The patient underwent unilateral tonsillectomy, drainage of the peritonsillar abscess, and a myringotomy on the right side...
- Descending necrotizing anterior mediastinitis: analysis of survival and surgical treatment modalitiesPanagiotis Misthos
First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:635-9. 2007..Descending necrotizing anterior mediastinitis (DNAM) is a severe infectious disease with a very high mortality rate. The aim of this study was to define the impact of several clinical factors on survival...
- Descending necrotizing mediastinitis: early detection and radical surgery are crucialAnnett Sandner
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Martin Luther University, Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:794-800. 2007
- [Peritonsillar abscesses (quincy)]C Page
Laboratoire d anatomie à la faculté de médecine, Service d ORL et de chirurgie cervicofaciale, CHU d Amiens, Hopital Nord, Place Victor Pauchet, 80054 Amiens cedex, France
Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 124:9-15. 2007..To study the circumstances of diagnosis, the supporting factors, the bacteriology, and the therapeutic management of peritonsillar abscesses (quinsy)...
- [Lemierre's syndrome: literature review]C A Righini
Service d ORL et de Chirurgie Cervico faciale
Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 123:179-88. 2006..Our aim was to recall the pathogenesis, clinic aspects and therapeutic options for Lemierre's syndrome...
- [Peritonsillar and retropharyngeal abscesses: study of 13 years]E Martín Campagne
Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Infantil La Paz, Madrid, Espana
An Pediatr (Barc) 65:32-6. 2006..Peritonsillar and retropharyngeal abscesses are the most common deep head and neck infections. We present a series of patients with these infections...
- [Management of peritonsillar infections]F J García Callejo
Servicio de Otorrinolaringologia, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Universidad de Valencia, Espana
An Pediatr (Barc) 65:37-43. 2006..To evaluate the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics in children with peritonsillar infections...
- Demographics of pediatric head and neck infections in a tertiary care hospitalJohn M Schweinfurth
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology and Voice Disorders, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 29216, USA
Laryngoscope 116:887-9. 2006..Discuss potential patterns in the epidemiology of infectious disease of the head and neck...
- ["Descending necrotizing mediastinitis" due to deep neck infections. Incidence and management]A Sandner
Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Martin Luther Universitat, Halle Wittenberg
HNO 54:861-7. 2006..Descending necrotizing mediastinitis" (DNM) is a rare but potentially life-threatening complication of deep neck infections caused by the rapid downward spread of a oropharyngeal infection along the facial planes into the mediastinum...
- Benzocaine-induced methemoglobinemiaFrederick Hegedus
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Anesth Prog 52:136-9. 2005..The etiology of methemoglobinemia, the causative agents, the diagnosis, and the emergency treatment required are discussed...
- [Severe unilateral throat pain]M Reiss
HNO Klinik, Elblandkliniken Meissen Radebeul
MMW Fortschr Med 149:39-40. 2007
- Deep space neck infection: principles of surgical managementTimothy M Osborn
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 611 SW Campus Drive, Mail Code SD 522, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:353-65. 2008..To make these decisions the surgeon must understand the anatomy of the region and the etiology of infection, appropriate diagnostic workup, and medical and surgical management. This article provides a review of these pertinent topics...
- Suspected peritonsillar abscess in childrenKelly R Millar
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pediatr Emerg Care 23:431-8. 20071) To describe the demographic features and clinical course of children diagnosed with suspected peritonsillar abscess (PTA), (2) to determine the incidence of suspected and confirmed PTA in children younger than 18 years, and (3) to ..
- Role of socioeconomic factors in deep neck abscess: A prospective study of 120 patientsA K Agarwal
Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College and associated L N Hospital, New Delhi 110002, India
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:553-5. 2007..To assess the socioeconomic factors, presentation, aetiological factors, microbiology, and management of deep neck abscesses...
- Surgical or medical treatment of questionable peritonsillar abscess? The use of B-mode ultrasonographyL Klimek
Department of ENT, Plastic Head and Neck Surgery, Medical Faculty, Aachen Technical University, Germany
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 47:439-42. 1993..If abscess formation is suspected, surgical intervention is indicated. In all other cases I.V. antibiotics should be administered and control sonography should be carried out...
- [The Lemierre syndrome--a rare complication of pharyngitis]Tommi Torkkeli
Mikkelin keskussairaala Korva, nenä ja kurkkutautien yksikkö 50100 Mikkeli
Duodecim 119:57-9. 2003
- Space infection of the head and neckLing feng Wang
Department of Otolaryngology, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan
Kaohsiung J Med Sci 18:386-92. 2002..The combination of accurate diagnosis, effective antibiotic therapy, airway maintenance, and intensive surgical debridement for those who fail to respond to conservative treatment will lead to a good prognosis...
- [Oxidative profile of tonsil infection. Study of antioxidant enzymes in tonsil and blood]F J García Callejo
Servicio de ORL, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Valencia
Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 53:398-404. 2002..to their surgical indication: tonsillar hypertrophy (n = 235), recurrent tonsillitis (n = 280) or peritonsillar abscess (n = 23)...
- Indications for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomyDavid H Darrow
Departments of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and the Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of the King s Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia 23507, USA
Laryngoscope 112:6-10. 2002..To review recent clinical trials that provide a foundation on which clinicians can base decisions regarding adenotonsillar surgery for their patients...
- Suppurative complications and upper airway obstruction in infectious mononucleosisJoshua Nagler
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, USA
J Hosp Med 2:280-2. 2007
- Deep neck infections in childrenP T Tan
Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children's Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
J Microbiol Immunol Infect 34:287-92. 2001..Five patients had congenital cyst and 4 of them had complications or recurrence/relapse. In conclusion, infections in the retropharyngeal space and polymicrobial infections were most common in deep neck infection of Taiwan children...
- Efficacy and safety of 'hot' tonsillectomyA A Maheshwar
ENT Department, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, Glamorgan
Int J Clin Pract 55:93-5. 2001Recurrent acute tonsillitis, peritonsillar infections and quinsy (peritonsillar abscess) are common clinical conditions that present to a general practitioner...
- Tonsillar abscessE W Childs
Department of Pathology Scott and White Clinic, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Texas A and M University College of Medicine
J Natl Med Assoc 83:333-6. 1991..This article presents seven cases of patients with tonsillar abscess formation and discusses the pathophysiology of intratonsillar abscess formation...
- Current status of bacterial resistance in the otolaryngology field: results from the Second Nationwide Survey in JapanKenji Suzuki
Department of Otolaryngology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Fujita Health University, 3 6 10 Otobashi, Nakagawa Ku, Nagoya 454 8509, Japan
J Infect Chemother 9:46-52. 2003..sinusitis (447 with acute sinusitis and 426 with chronic sinusitis), acute tonsillitis (724 patients), and peritonsillar abscess (141 patients) performed between November 1998 and March 1999...
- Management of descending necrotizing mediastinitisMarc Makeieff
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, University of Medicine, Montpellier, France
Laryngoscope 114:772-5. 2004..The aim of this study is to evaluate the results with the association of thoracotomy and cervicotomy, medical care in an intensive care unit, and daily washing of drained cervical and thoracic tissues...
- [Trends and complications in the management of peritonsillar abscess with emphasis on children]J P Windfuhr
Klinik fur Hals, Nasen, Ohren Krankheiten, Kopf, Hals und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie, Malteser Krankenhaus St Anna, Duisburg
HNO 53:46-57. 2005b>Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is the most common deep neck space infection treated by otolaryngologists affecting predominantly young adults...
- [Evidence based indications for tonsillectomy]M Wolfensberger
Universitäts HNO Klinik, Kantonsspital Basel
Ther Umsch 61:325-8. 2004..Obviously, TE is indicated if there is suspicion of neoplasm. Peritonsillar abscess per se is no indication for TE, unless the abscess cannot be drained otherwise...
- Parapharyngeal abscess: diagnosis, complications and management in adultsA Alaani
Department of ENT, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH, UK
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:345-50. 2005Parapharyngeal abscess may cause life-threatening complications. Peritonsillar abscess and tonsillitis may result in parapharyngeal abscess...
- [Infections of the deep neck spaces with accompanying mediastinitis]J Lautermann
Klinik für Hals Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie der Ruhr Universität Bochum
Laryngorhinootologie 84:171-5. 2005..Infections of the deep neck spaces with accompanying mediastinitis are still a therapeutic problem with a high mortality...
- Adverse outcomes of managed care gatekeepingG P Young
Emergency Department, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
Acad Emerg Med 4:1129-36. 1997..To determine whether telephone preauthorization for reimbursement of ED care (medical "gate-keeping") by managed care organizations (MCOs) is associated with adverse outcomes...
- Nasopharyngeal endoscopy adds to reliability of clinical diagnosis of infectious mononucleosisR Weber
Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Marienhospital Stuttgart, Germany
J Laryngol Otol 115:792-5. 2001..In 24 patients with acute tonsillitis/peritonsillar abscess, and in 26 patients with infectious mononucleosis, the total leucocyte count in the blood and the blood/..
- Telemedicine applications in otolaryngologyC Heneghan
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College Dublin
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 18:53-62. 1999..from emergency medicine physicians at a general service hospital to a specialist (laryngeal trauma, acute peritonsillar abscess, TM perforations) using interactive means...
- "A forgotten disease": a case of Lemierre syndromeP Velagapudi
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
ScientificWorldJournal 9:331-2. 2009..BMJ 1984;288:1526-1527. 3. Jones C, Siva TM, Seymour FK, O'Reilly BJ. Lemierre's syndrome presenting with peritonsillar abscess and VIth cranial nerve palsy. J Laryngol Otol 2006;120:502-504 4. Mohammed Iqbal Syed et al...
- Emergency imaging assessment of acute, nontraumatic conditions of the head and neckErin Frankie Capps
Department of Radiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Radiographics 30:1335-52. 2010..of these potentially life-threatening conditions, which include oral cavity infections, tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess, sialadenitis, parotiditis, diskitis, thrombophlebitis, periorbital and orbital cellulitis, infectious ..
- [Lethal end of a group C streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis in a healthy female]K Stelter
Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Klinikum Grosshadern und Innenstadt
Laryngorhinootologie 85:197-200. 2006..The typical infectious entrance is a deep wound, after surgery or a peritonsillar abscess. We describe a very unusual case of a craniocervical NF with a deadly outcome in a sixty year old female...
- Severe musculoskeletal infection variant in Lemierre's syndromeJoshua D Harris
Ohio State University Medical Center Department of Orthopedics, Division of Sports Medicine, Columbus, OH 43221 3502, USA joshua harris osumc edu
Orthopedics 33:774. 2010..The patient had F. necrophorum within a peritonsillar abscess and multiple foci within her right lower extremity...
- Advanced Lemierre syndrome requiring surgeryR Escher
Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
Infection 36:495-6. 2008..CT scan of the throat and the chest showed left peritonsillar abscess formation, occlusion of the left internal jugular vein with inflammatory wall thickening and perijugular ..
- Coblation: improving outcomes for children following adenotonsillectomyMichael Benninger
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Henry Ford Medical Group and Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
Clin Cornerstone 9:S13-23. 2007..indications for tonsillectomy include recurrent pharyngotonsillitis, streptococcal carriage, recurrent peritonsillar abscess, halitosis, and presumed neoplasia...
- [Problem of infections at ENT Department of Poznan University of Medical Sciences based on the material from 2006-2007 years]Małgorzata Wierzbicka
Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej UM w Poznaniu
Otolaryngol Pol 63:358-63. 2009..Infections at ENT wards constitute an essential clinical, organizational and economic issue...
- Penicillin for acute sore throat: randomised double blind trial of seven days versus three days treatment or placebo in adultsS Zwart
Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
BMJ 320:150-4. 2000..To assess whether treatment with penicillin for three days and the traditional treatment for seven days were equally as effective at accelerating resolution of symptoms in patients with sore throat compared with placebo...
- Factors associated with post-tonsillectomy hemorrhageP J Collison
Medical Clinic and Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD 57078, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 79:640-2, 644, 646 passim. 2000..None of the 21 patients who were operated on for peritonsillar abscess experienced any delayed postoperative bleeding. The mean decrease in hemoglobin was 2...
- Fusobacterium necrophorum as the cause of recurrent sore throat: comparison of isolates from persistent sore throat syndrome and Lemierre's diseaseAntonia Batty
Department of Clinical Microbiology, University College London Hospitals, Windeyer Building of Medical Sciences, 46, Cleveland St, London W1T 4JF, UK
J Infect 51:299-306. 2005....
- Thrombophlebitis of the head and neck: report of two casesMasahiro Nakayama
Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 37:651-5. 2010..Case 2 was a 39-year-old woman, who presented with left neck pain, fever chills and severe pharyngalacia. Peritonsillar abscess was diagnosed...
- Lemierre syndrome: a pediatric case series and review of literatureJames M Ridgway
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Am J Otolaryngol 31:38-45. 2010..Septicemia and pulmonary lesions develop as infection spreads via septic emboli. Although a rare entity in modern times, Lemierre syndrome remains a disease of considerable morbidity and potential mortality...
- Peritonsillar abscess and cellulitis and their relation to a positive antigen detection test for streptococcal infectionStefan Risberg
Family Medicine Research Centre, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
Scand J Infect Dis 42:747-51. 2010The microbiological cause of peritonsillar abscess and the role of group A β-haemolytic Streptococcus (GAS) are unclear...
- Intracellular persisting Staphylococcus aureus is the major pathogen in recurrent tonsillitisAndreas E Zautner
Institute of Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene, Rostock, Germany
PLoS ONE 5:e9452. 2010The two major indications for tonsillectomy are recurrent tonsillitis (RT) and peritonsillar abscess (PTA)...
- Rational diagnostic and therapeutic management of deep neck infections: analysis of 233 consecutive casesGino Marioni
Dept of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Otolaryngology Section, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:181-7. 2010..Although deep neck infections are less common nowadays because of the widespread use of antibiotics, they continue to carry significant morbidity and mortality rates...
- Changing trends of peritonsillar abscessTal Marom
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, Holon, Israel
Am J Otolaryngol 31:162-7. 2010This retrospective, cohort study aims to assess the changing characteristics of peritonsillar abscess (PTA).
- [Tonsillectomy technique: bipolar scissors vs raspatory: results of a case control study in 138 patients]H v Heyden
Abteilung für Hals Nasen Ohren Heilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Mainz, Mainz, Germany
HNO 55:684-9. 2007..The use of bipolar scissors versus blunt dissection tonsillectomy were compared in this study in order to evaluate postoperative bleeding and pain, as well as operative time...
- A case of Kawasaki disease with coexistence of a parapharyngeal abscess requiring incision and drainageSe Hyun Choi
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Eulji University, Daejeon, Korea
Korean J Pediatr 53:855-8. 2010..KD) causes multisystemic vasculitis but infrequently manifests with deep neck infections, such as a peritonsillar abscess, peritonsillar or deep neck cellulitis, suppurative parapharyngeal infection, or retropharyngeal abscess...
- Internal carotid artery aneurysm with life-threatening hemorrhages in a pediatric patient: endovascular treatment optionsJan Gralla
Department of Neuroradiology, University of Bern, Switzerland
J Endovasc Ther 11:734-8. 2004..the management of a pediatric patient with recurrent, life-threatening nasopharyngeal hemorrhages due to a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery (ICA), most likely caused by deep neck infection following peritonsillar abscess.
- Severe acute pharyngitis caused by group C streptococcusMobin Shah
Department of Family Practice, University of Alabama, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, Huntsville, AL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:272-4. 2007..Adult group C beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis has a prevalence of approximately 5%. It can present with a broad spectrum of severity...
- Sustained reduction of antibiotic use and low bacterial resistance: 10-year follow-up of the Swedish Strama programmeS Molstad
Unit of Research and Development in Primary Care, Futurum, Jonkoping, Sweden
Lancet Infect Dis 8:125-32. 2008..During this period, the number of hospital admissions for acute mastoiditis, rhinosinusitis, and quinsy (peritonsillar abscess) was stable or declining...
- Measuring Quality - The Impact of Patient ComplexityRobert Centor; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, we hope to present an economical research agenda to the research community and AHRQ at the national meeting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..