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Peritonsillar Abscess (cont.)

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Peritonsillar abscess.
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Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

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"Peritonsillar cellulitis and abscess"
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2015
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A peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a localized accumulation of pus in the peritonsillar tissues that forms as a result of suppurative tonsillitis.

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