A peritonsillar abscess is a fairly self descriptive condition (it refers to a abscess that is located near the tonsils).
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
HEENT Exam (Physical Exam): a deviated/displaced uvula is often seen in patients who have a peritonsillar abscess.
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