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Uncommon complication of quinsy.
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PMID:  23120006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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rare case of “quinsy with uncommon complication” and its manaement with review of literature is reported. Quinsy as a complication of acute or chronic Tonsillitis and Dental Infection is still seen at regular frequency inspite of modern antibiotics. This case inspite of having an early and proper incision and drainage ended up having retro and para-pharyngeal abscess which tracked down leading to Mediastinitis and Empyetna Chest. Early Inter-Costal drainage prevented fatality and helped in rapid recovery.
Authors:
G Laxmipathi; Nagendra Mahendra; Vijay Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  55     ISSN:  2231-3796     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-02     Completed Date:  2012-11-05     Revised Date:  2013-02-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-91     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of E.N.T. Durga Bai Deshmukh Hospital, Andhra Mahila Sabha, 500044 Hyderabad, A.P.
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