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Tonsillitis (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Joseph Lauro, MD, Physician, Emergency Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Erik D Barton, MD, MS, Associate Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess.

WebMD.com. Tonsillitis Cause.

Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2011

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In the first century AD, Celsus described tonsillectomy performed with sharp tools and followed by rinses with vinegar and other medicinals.

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