Anatomy of Pharynx
7-year-old child has peritonsillar abscess presents with trismus, the best treatment is: [AIIMS Nov 2012]
|A||Immediate abscess drain orally|
|C||Systemic antibiotics up to 48 hours then drainage|
Bef. Harrison 17thled p 211; Scott's brown 7th/ed Vol 2 p 1997; Turner 1 otb/ed p 86 Treatment of quinsy include IV antibiotics and if it fails to relieve the condition in 24-48 hours, the abscess must be opened and drained.