Even though anaerobic bacteria have been causally related to peritonsillar abscesses and secondary complications, such infections have been diagnosed infrequently. Reported by the authors is a patient with a peritonsillar abscess, complicated by cellulitis and lung abscesses. An anaerobic organism, Fusobacterium necrophorum, was identified as the etiological agent.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - 1976|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health