Tonsillitis

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Tonsillitis by Mind Map: Tonsillitis

1. Pathophysiology

1.1. Bacterial Infections

1.1.1. Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococci

1.1.2. Haemophilus Influenza Type B

1.2. Viral Infections

1.2.1. Epstein Barr

1.2.2. Herpes Virus

1.2.3. Adenovirus

2. Epidemiology

2.1. 15-30% sore throats in children

2.2. 5-10% sore throats in adults

3. Adaptive responses to alterations.

3.1. B-cell activation

3.1.1. Antibodies produced

3.2. T-cell activation

3.3. Increased temperature

3.4. Inflammation

4. Risk Factors

4.1. Common between the ages 5-15

5. Clinical Presentation

5.1. Sore Throat

5.2. Difficulty and painful swallowing

5.3. Decreased Appetite

5.4. Enlarged, tender lymph nodes

5.5. White or yellow patches on tonsils

5.6. 4+ tonsils with diffuse exudate

5.7. Fever

6. Diagnosis

6.1. Physical Examination

6.2. Throat Swab

6.3. Complete Blood Count (CBC)