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Peritonsillar Abscess with Uvular Hydrops

  • Author(s): Mills, Lisa D
  • May, Karen
  • Mihlon, Frank
  • et al.
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The use of ultrasound by emergency physicians has improved the evaluation of pharyngeal infections. We present a unique case of concomitant peritonsillar abscess and uvular hydrops in which ultrasound provided accurate, timely information in the evaluation. [West J Emerg Med. 2010; 11(1):83-85].

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