Acute tonsillitis

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions

Presentation

Trismus and pharyngitis.

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Male
CT

There is thickening and oedema of the pharyngeal mucosal space with enlargement of the tonsils, in keeping with acute tonsillitis.

No rim enhancing collection is identified to suggest abscess formation. Mildly enlarged left upper cervical lymph nodes are demonstrated.

Conclusion:

Findings in keeping with acute tonsillitis without abscess formation.

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Case information

rID: 33913
Case created: 29th Jan 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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