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ID DOID:10456
Name tonsillitis
Definition An upper respiratory tract disease which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils resulting from bacterial (Group A streptococcus) and viral (Epstein-Barr virus, adenovirus) infections. Symptoms include a severe sore throat, painful or difficult swallowing, coughing, headache, myalgia, fever and chills.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonsillitis, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=tonsillitis
Xrefs

ICD10CM:J35.01

ICD9CM:474.00

MESH:D014069

NCI:C116006

SNOMEDCT_US_2021_09_01:195665006

SNOMEDCT_US_2021_09_01:195794009

UMLS_CUI:C0040425

UMLS_CUI:C0149517

Alternateids

DOID:10454

DOID:13751

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Synonyms

chronic tonsillitis [EXACT]

Throat infection - tonsillitis [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a upper respiratory tract disease

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