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Disease Tonsillitis

Name Tonsillitis
Synonym Tonsillitides
Definition Inflammation of the tonsils, especially the PALATINE TONSILS but the ADENOIDS (pharyngeal tonsils) and lingual tonsils may also be involved. Tonsillitis usually is caused by bacterial infection. Tonsillitis may be acute, chronic, or recurrent.
Categories Ear-nose-throat disease | Mouth disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D014069
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1. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pharyngeal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pharyngitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tonsillitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiratory Tract Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pharyngitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tonsillitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesOtorhinolaryngologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pharyngeal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pharyngitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tonsillitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Tonsillitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Peritonsillar Abscess