Acute tonsillitis

Tonsillitis: See main article: Tonsillitis

Acute: An acute condition is newly arising, sudden, rather than long-lasting or recurring ("chronic"). Doesn't always mean severe although it often is. See: Acute, Acute Disorders

Tonsillitis: See main article: Tonsillitis

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Acute Tonsillitis: An acute inflammation of the tonsils caused by viruses or bacteria. Signs and symptoms include fever, enlargement of the tonsils, difficulty swallowing, and enlargement of the regional lymph nodes.1

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References

  1. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  2. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  3. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ viralinfections.html

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