Volume 28, Issue 1 (3-2004)                   Research in Medicine 2004, 28(1): 79-81 | Back to browse issues page

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Recurrent neck abscess due to tonsil calculus, a case report. Research in Medicine. 2004; 28 (1) :79-81
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Tonsil calculus is not a common disease. It may present with bad oral smelling, sore throat and peritonsillar abscess. However, to our knowledge, recurrent neck abscess have not been reported yet. A 39-year old man admitted in hospital due to swelling and tenderness in Right side of his neck. This condition was repeated thrice during the recent 2 years. Examination revealed a big tonsillolith. Tonsillectomy with drainage of abscess was performed. Patient has no sign of recurrence during the year.

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Received: 2003/11/29 | Published: 2004/03/15

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