oa South African Medical Journal - Abscess tonsillectomy
|Article Title||Abscess tonsillectomy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Grey's Hospital, Pietermaritzburg|
|Publication Date||Apr 1952|
|Pages||364 - 366|
|Keyword(s)||Abscess tonsillectomy, Peritonsillar abscess and Quinsy|
The pathology of quinsy is outlined. The incidence of the disease is discussed. Abscess tonsillectomy is defined. The experience of 57 cases of abscess tonsillectomy is presented. The detailed progress of 25 of these cases is tabulated. A discussion on the merits of abscess tonsillectomy over the standard technique of treatment is given.
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