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Christian Oarhe

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Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common and potentially life-threatening infection in the pediatric population. Contrast enhanced computed tomography (CE-CT) has traditionally been used to assist in diagnosis of PTA. However, factors such as radiation exposure, contrast administration and cost have led to increasing interest in the use of ultrasonography for PTA evaluation. The objective of this study was to evaluate the agreement between ultrasound and CE-CT in diagnosing PTA. Read More

Meeting name: SPR 2024 Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course , 2024

Authors: Mcgirr Samantha, Beavers Angela, Allbery Sandra, Lyden Elizabeth, Oarhe Christian, Daymut Laura, Majerus Chelsea

Keywords: peritonsillar abscess, tonsillitis