"Peritonsillar Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An accumulation of purulent material in the area between the PALATINE TONSIL and its capsule.
- Peritonsillar Abscess
- Abscesses, Peritonsillar
- Peritonsillar Abscesses
- Abscess, Peritonsillar
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Peritonsillar Abscess" by people in Profiles.
Utilization of emergency department computed tomography and otolaryngology consultation in the diagnosis of pediatric peritonsillar abscess. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Feb; 117:189-193.
The safety of conscious sedation in peritonsillar abscess drainage. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001 Dec; 127(12):1477-80.
Conscious sedation: a new approach for peritonsillar abscess drainage in the pediatric population. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Nov; 125(11):1197-200.