Bilateral peritonsillar abscess: case report and literature review

American Journal of Otolaryngology, 03/28/2011

The authors present the case of an 18–year–old woman deemed to have a bilateral peritonsillar abscess(PTA) based on physical examination and radiographic imaging. A computed tomography with intravenous contrast should be obtained when a patient displays signs suggestive of a bilateral PTA but the diagnosis is not certain

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