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Peritonsillar abscess

Peritonsillar abscess: Introduction

Peritonsillar abscess: also known as quinsy. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Peritonsillar abscess, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Peritonsillar abscess: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Peritonsillar abscess:

An abscess in the peritonsillar tissue extending into the tonsil capsule, resulting from suppuration of the tonsil. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A painful pus-filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Peritonsillar abscess

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How Common are these Causes of Peritonsillar abscess?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Peritonsillar abscess. Of the 7 causes of Peritonsillar abscess that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Peritonsillar abscess:

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What are the alternative names for Peritonsillar abscess:

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Medical Conditions associated with Peritonsillar abscess:

Tonsil symptoms (24 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes)

Symptoms related to Peritonsillar abscess:

Quinsy, Abscess (44 causes), Incision and drainage, Antibiotics, Acute tonsillitis, Chronic tonsillitis, Peritonsillar fossa

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