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Emily Bacon, Matthew Tabbut
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June 2016: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
M Taylor Fordham, Alex N Rock, Anjum Bandarkar, Diego Preciado, Michelle Levy, Joanna Cohen, Nabile Safdar, Brian K Reilly
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Pediatric peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common infection, particularly in the adolescent population. Physical examination alone is not always sufficient to diagnose this pathology, and thus, computed tomography is often utilized as a diagnostic adjunct. With growing concern over radiation exposure in the pediatric population, we conducted a prospective study to investigate the use of ultrasonography in the detection of pediatric PTA. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective single arm cohort study...
December 2015: Laryngoscope
Michael Secko, Adam Sivitz
Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is one of the most common deep neck space infections that can potentially have life-threatening complications if inadequately diagnosed and not treated promptly. The ability of clinicians to reliably differentiate PTA from peritonsillar cellulitis by physical examination alone is limited and blind needle aspiration, the typical method of diagnosis of PTA, is also unreliable. We review the available evidence supporting the use of ultrasound, either intraoral ultrasound or transcutaneous ultrasound to be the initial imaging modality of choice for evaluation of PTA and be used for real-time needle guidance...
April 2015: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
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