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Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Jun;267(6):989-90. doi: 10.1007/s00405-010-1229-8. Epub 2010 Mar 17.

Borrelia tonsillitis: common symptoms but uncommon organism.

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Department of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Anlaby Road, Hull, HU3 2JZ, UK. drdbiswas@hotmail.com

Abstract

We present a severe case of acute tonsillitis caused by Borrelia vincenti. B. vincenti does not only cause Plaut-Vincent's angina, but also a more localised infection of the tonsil.

PMID:
20237790
DOI:
10.1007/s00405-010-1229-8
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