Peritonsillar abscess (PTA)

Peritonsillar abscess notes:

A.K.A. Quinsy

It is often a complication of tonsillitis.
An abscess (a collection of pus) forms next to one of the tonsils.
It is common in adults, rare in children.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peritonsillar_abscess
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0101/p93.html
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/peritonsillar_abscess/article_em.htm

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