Peritonsillar abscess (PTA), also known as a quinsy or quinsey, is a recognized
complication of tonsillitis and consists of a collection of pus beside the tonsil in ...
May 25, 2016 ... Peritonsillar abscesses (PTAs) are common infections of the head and neck
region; they comprise approximately 30% of soft tissue head and ...
A peritonsillar abscess is usually a complication of tonsillitis or another bacterial
infection. Get it treated quickly to avoid potentially serious problems.
A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth,
next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.
Peritonsillar abscess and cellulitis are acute pharyngeal infections most common
among adolescents and young adults. Symptoms are severe sore throat, ...
Peritonsillar abscess is often known as quinsy. Peritonsillar abscessis a
complication of acute tonsillitis. Learn more about Peritonsillar abscess (Quinsy).
Dec 1, 2015 ... A peritonsillar abscess forms in the tissues of the throat next to one of the tonsils.
An abscess is a collection of pus that forms near an area of ...
Peritonsillar Abscess - an easy to understand guide covering causes, diagnosis,
symptoms, treatment and prevention plus additional in depth medical ...
Nov 9, 2012 ... Peritonsillar abscess is a complication of tonsillitis. It is most often caused by a
type of bacteria called group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus .
J Laryngol Otol. 2004 Jun;118(6):439-42. Use of steroids in the treatment of
peritonsillar abscess. Ozbek C(1), Aygenc E, Tuna EU, Selcuk A, Ozdem C.