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DOID DOID:10456
Name tonsillitis
Definition An upper respiratory tract disease which involves inflammation of the tonsils resulting from bacterial (Group A streptococcus) and viral (Epstein-Barr virus, adenovirus) infections. Symptoms include a severe sore throat (which may be experienced as referred pain to the ears), painful/difficult swallowing, coughing, headache, myalgia (muscle aches), fever and chills. Tonsillitis is characterized by signs of red, swollen tonsils which may have a purulent exudative coating of white patches (i.e. pus). Swelling of the cheeks and neck may occur.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonsillitis, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=tonsillitis
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ICD10CM:J35.01

ICD9CM:474.00

MESH:D014069

NCI:C116006

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:90176007

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:90979004

UMLS_CUI:C0040425

UMLS_CUI:C0149517

Alternateids

DOID:10454

DOID:13751

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Synonyms

chronic tonsillitis [EXACT]

Throat infection - tonsillitis [EXACT]

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is_a upper respiratory tract disease

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