StrepTonsillarExudate_GJ

StrepTonsillarExudate_GJ - pharyngitis include fever with...

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Strep Throat ~Gina Jackson Tonsillar exudates (white spots on tonsils) are common in strep throat and associated diseases (scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, streptococcal toxic shock). Exudates may also be present in other bacterial forms of pharyngitis, but is typically associated with strep. In addition to sore throat, signs and symptoms frequently associated with streptococcal
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Unformatted text preview: pharyngitis include fever with temperature greater than 100.4F (38C), tonsillar exudates, and cervical adenopathy. Viral pharyngitis is more likely than streptococcal pharyngitis to be associated with cough, coryza, and diarrhea. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589404 Infectious Disease Clinics of North America- Volume 21, Issue 2 (June 2007)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.

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