What Is the Illness Called Quincy?


Quincy illness can be described as a severe complication of tonsillitis which results in abscess near the tonsils. Quincy is caused by partially untreated episodes of very acute tonsillitis. Some of the symptoms include sore throat and pain when swallowing.
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Quincy is a severe attack of tonsillitis. It appears in abscess near the tonsils and it arises as a complication of an untreated or a partially treated attack of acute tonsillitis.
Quinsy is an acute infection forming an abscess in the peritonsilar area .It is usually caused by bacteria of the streptococcal group. There is acute pain on swallowing and the patient has a fever and is ill looking .The head is usually tilted to the side of the abscess, and the patient is reluctant to open his mouth.
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