quinsy


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Related to quinsy: tonsillitis, Ludwig's angina

quinsy

inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues with the formation of abscesses
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The patient was subsequently taken to the operating room, where she underwent incision and drainage and quinsy tonsillectomy.
He was already suffering from quinsy, an acute inflammation of the tonsils accompanied by a high fever, when he arrived.
She was examined but says she was told she was suffering from tonsillitis, not quinsy.
After the quinsy has been treated it is best that the tonsils are removed to limit the chances of it happening again.
You'll be free of your quinsys and attacks of tonsillitis and recurrent courses of antibiotics.
I fell to drinking with a Doctor Tom De Quincey, Who claimed he'd found the one and true catholicon For palsy, gout, apoplexy, rabies, quinsy, And every other ailment in the lexicon.
The doc took one look at it and told him it wasn't just a sore throat but the beginnings of quinsy, a very painful thing that causes your whole throat to swell up, so he was grounded.
Linda nominated Tracy for the award as she has had a tough year with her health after being diagnosed with meningitis, two blood clots as well as suffering from angina, asthma and quinsy.
This led to quinsy which is when pus and small tumours grow in the lungs, this eventually led to septicaemia (blood poisoning).
1) The reported incidence of bilateral infection ranges from 0 to 24%, (1-3) with the higher end of the range representing cases in which an unsuspected contralateral abscess was discovered during quinsy tonsillectomy.
His illness was diagnosed as infectious angina or quinsy, and he was confined to bed.
My GP diagnosed me as having quinsy, which sounds quite Victorian.