Presentamos un caso de absceso parafaríngeo en una niña de 5 años, secundario a una extensión local de un absceso periamigdalino. Los signos típicos del. El absceso periamigdalino es una infección a menudo unilateral que se caracteriza por la formación de material purulento en el espacio. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Absceso periamigdalino bilateral. Presentación de un caso | Summary Bilateral peritonsilar abscess.
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Peritonsillar abscess is a bacterial infection. It develops on the side of the throat, behind or above the tonsils. The infection causes a pocket of pus to form. This type of abscess usually happens on 1 side of the throat or the other.
The abscess is caused by bacteria. It is usually a complication of another illness periiamigdalino as strep throat. The abscess may be punctured with a needle to remove fluid. A sample of the fluid will be sent to the lab for abcseso. An incision and drainage procedure may be done. While under sedation, a small cut will be made in the abscess. The fluid will be drained. A tonsillectomy may be recommended if all other treatments fail.
This involves removing the affected tonsil. This may also be done if you have had previous peritonsillar infections or abscesses. This content absceeso reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment periamigadlino with questions regarding a medical condition. Call Primary Health Group – Chippenham at Definition Peritonsillar abscess is a bacterial infection.
Causes The abscess is caused by bacteria. Risk Factors It is more common in males and people aged years old. Other factors that may increase the chances of a peritonsillar abscess: Pharyngitis or tonsilitis caused by strep bacteria Pharyngitis or tonsilitis caused by other bacteria Mononucleosis Recent throat infection or dental infection Periodontal disease Smoking. Symptoms Symptoms may include: Pain in the throat around the tonsil area Tonsil that is moved to one side Fever Drooling and trouble swallowing Bad breath Spasm of the jaw muscle Discomfort in the uvula and soft palate—the tissue at the roof of the mouth Sore and swollen neck glands.
Diagnosis You will be asked about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
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You may need to have tissue tested. This can be done with needle aspiration. You may need to have pictures taken of periaigdalino inside of your neck.
This can be done with: Treatment Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Supportive Care Rest and drink plenty of fluids.
Medication Medications may include: Oral or IV antibiotics to treat the infection Pain relievers IV corticosteroids usually a single dose to help reduce inflammation and ease pain.
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Aspiration The abscess may be punctured with a needle to remove fluid. Incision and Drainage Procedure An incision and drainage procedure may be done. Tonsillectomy A tonsillectomy may be recommended if all other treatments fail. Prevention To help reduce the chances of a peritonsillar abscess: See your doctor if you have a throat infection.
This is especially important if you have severe or chronic throat infections. If you smoke, talk to your doctor about ways to quit.