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14 Possible Causes for Peritonsillar Abscess, Tonsillitis, Unilateral Throat Pain

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Pus on the tonsils was less common and strawberry tongue more common in patients with eruptions than in those without.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] abscess ( J36 ) pharyngeal abscess ( J39.1 ) retropharyngeal abscess ( J39.0 ) Type 2 Excludes chronic pharyngitis ( J31.2 ) Acute pharyngitis Approximate Synonyms Streptococcal[icd10data.com] These complications include otitis media, sinusitis, cervical adenitis and retropharyngeal or peritonsillar abscess.[drplace.com]

  • Tonsillitis

    Children who develop tonsillitis have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and also develop patches on the tonsils.[symptoma.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org] […] tonsils are infected in patients with peritonsillar abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    […] the tonsil.[healthhype.com] The hallmark clinical findings of which include: Severe unilateral throat pain and possibly ear pain Fever 103F (39 C), malaise, rigors Difficulty swallowing saliva Muffled[pemcincinnati.com] Can Peritonsillar Abscess Be Prevented?[rchsd.org]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    CONCLUSIONS: Several findings support the acute tonsillitis hypothesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sore throat occasionally accompanied by ipsilateral ear pain Fever Muffled "hot potato" voice Dysphagia with pooling of saliva and drooling Trismus: inability to open the[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Brain abscess: This is a rare but lethal complication of peritonsillar abscess. Peritonsillar abscess is most commonly caused by group A β-hemolytic streptococcus.[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    Chronic tonsillitis is defined as more than five attacks of typical throat infection related symptoms per year accompanied by hypertrophy of the tonsils, most frequently caused[symptoma.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org] Peritonsillar abscess: tonsil antibiotic levels in patients treated by acute abscess surgery. Laryngoscope. 1982 ;92: 80 - 87. Google Scholar Medline ISI 27.[doi.org]

  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

    tonsillitis recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 45-year-old woman presented with unilateral throat pain, bradycardia and hypotension leading to episodes of impaired consciousness when lying on her left side or turning[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rarely, the cause is a tumor in the cerebellopontine angle or the neck, a peritonsillar abscess, a carotid aneurysm, or a demyelinating disorder.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Lingular Tonsillitis

    Lingual tonsil is a part of this lymphoid tissue located at the back and base of tongue. Inflammation of lingual tonsils is called lingual tonsillitis.[tandurust.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org] Peritonsillar abscess A polymicrobial flora is isolated from peritonsillar abscesses (PTAs).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Common Cold

    A runny nose and swollen upper lip, swollen lymph nodes, tonsils, and adenoids are typical symptoms.[uofmhealth.org] Fifty‐three to 56% of participants in De Sutter 2002 reported unilateral facial pain.[doi.org] Peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) may complicate bacterial pharyngitis, leading to difficulty swallowing and pain radiating to the ear.[emedicine.com]

  • Glossopharyngeal Palsy

    A Retrospective Cohort Study of Glossopharyngeal Nerve Taste in Children with Recurrent Acute Tonsillitis .[cambridge.org] Glossopharyngeal neuralgia refers to a condition that features recurrent unilateral sharp pain in the tongue, angle of the jaw, external auditory meatus and throat that may[icd10data.com] Rarely, the cause is a tumor in the cerebellopontine angle or the neck, a peritonsillar abscess, a carotid aneurysm, or a demyelinating disorder.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Larynx Polyp

    Other problems that affect the throat include Tonsillitis - inflammation of the tonsils Cancer Croup - inflammation, usually in small children, which causes a barking cough[icdlist.com] […] and pain in the throat which worsens on phonation• Examination reveals unilateral or bilateral ulcers with congestion of arytenoid cartilages• There may be granuloma formation[slideshare.net] abscess J37 Chronic laryngitis and laryngotracheitis J37.0 Chronic laryngitis J37.1 Chronic laryngotracheitis J38 Diseases of vocal cords and larynx, not elsewhere classified[icd10data.com]

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