Bilateral peritonsillar abscess

A rare variant

Jenny Loh, Saad M. Sakina, Salina Husain

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Abstract

Peritonsillar abscess is frequently a unilateral disease but odynophagia, trismus and fever with centralized uvula should alert us of bilateral variant.We report a rare case of bilateral peritonsillar abscess that was missed on initial consultation. (Rawal Med J 2009;34: 236-237).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)236-237
Number of pages2
JournalRawal Medical Journal
Volume34
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Bilateral peritonsillar abscess
  • Quincy
  • Tonsillitis

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  • Medicine(all)

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Bilateral peritonsillar abscess : A rare variant. / Loh, Jenny; Sakina, Saad M.; Husain, Salina.

In: Rawal Medical Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2, 07.2009, p. 236-237.

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Loh, J, Sakina, SM & Husain, S 2009, 'Bilateral peritonsillar abscess: A rare variant', Rawal Medical Journal, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 236-237.
Loh, Jenny ; Sakina, Saad M. ; Husain, Salina. / Bilateral peritonsillar abscess : A rare variant. In: Rawal Medical Journal. 2009 ; Vol. 34, No. 2. pp. 236-237.
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