Peritonsillar abscess (Quinsy)

Peritonsillar abscess (Quinsy)

Peritonsillar abscess, also called PTA or Quinsy, is a recognised complication of tonsillitis and consists of a collection of pus beside the tonsil (peritonsillar space).

Seen here under the right tonsil.

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Peritonsillar abscess, also called PTA or Quinsy, is a recognised complication of tonsillitis and consists of a collection of pus beside the tonsil (peritonsillar space).

Seen here under the right tonsil.

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