Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2018 Jul 31. Epub 2018 Jul 31.
Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Pamukkale University School of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey.
An 11-year-old boy was admitted with mildly painful swallowing. His parents mentioned he had had bad breath for 4 months. He had presented with the same complaint several times at medical centres, and some antibiotics and analgesics were given. During examination, bad breath (halitosis) was noted (figure 1). There was no cervical and submandibular lymphadenopathy and fever. edpract;archdischild-2018-315509v1/F1F1F1Figure 1Oropharyngeal examination on admission.
Questions: What do you see on oropharyngeal examination?What is the most likely diagnosis?Tonsillitis with exudate.Tonsillolithiasis.Foreign body on tonsil.Peritonsillar abscess. How would you manage this patient?Start broad-spectrum antibiotic.Drainage.Remove by using swab.Tonsillectomy. .