From the case: Peritonsillar abscess

CT
Coronal C+ delayed
Modality: CT (C+ delayed)

- “ Most causes of tonsillitis are simple but they can be complicated by the formation of peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Peritonsillar abscess - “ Peritonsillar abscess or quinsy is the most common deep neck infection, almost always secondary to acute or recurrent tonsillitis. Epidemiology ...”
  • Tonsillitis - “ Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of any of the tonsils and is one of the most common head and neck infections in adolescents and young adults. ...”

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