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Anatomy of Pharynx

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7-year-old child has peritonsillar abscess presents with trismus, the best treatment is: [AIIMS Nov 2012]



A Immediate abscess drain orally

B Drainage externally

C Systemic antibiotics up to 48 hours then drainage

D Tracheostomy

Ans. C Systemic antibiotics up to 48 hours and 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.

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