Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 9 - 2022
Tonsillitis: Time to Think Outside the Box
Ahmed Elmelhat* and Znar Osso
Department of Pediatrics, HMS Mirdif Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
*Corresponding Author: Ahmed Elmelhat, Department of Pediatrics, HMS Mirdif Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Received: August 17, 2022; Published: August 30, 2022


Tonsilitis is one of the most frequent health problems worldwide. It is more common in children. The diagnosis is clinical and/or laboratory bases. Besides bacterial causes, other pathogens can cause tonsillitis, like Epstein Bar virus, Cytomegalovirus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Hepatitis A, Rubella, Toxoplasmosis in addition to some fungal infections. The most common bacterial infection to cause tonsillitis are group A Streptococcus and Staphylococcus aureus. We report a case of tonsillitis in a healthy child without any risk factors caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Keywords: Tonsilitis; Pseudomonas; Chronic; Recurrent; Fever; Antibiotics; Bacterial; Infection; Sore Throat


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Citation: Ahmed Elmelhat and Znar Osso. “Tonsillitis: Time to Think Outside the Box”. EC Paediatrics 11.9 (2022): 27-31.

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