angina ulceromembranacea; Borrelia vincenti; Fusospirochetosis; ulcerative angina
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Acute ulcerative tonsillitis caused by mixed infection with Borrelia vincenti, Fusobacterium plauti and other spirochetes, bacteroid species.
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Mostly children and young people.
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Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
Unilateral difficulty in swallowing, greasy tonsil coating, crater-shaped ulcer at the upper pole of the tonsil. Painful swelling of the lymph nodes. Foetor ex ore.
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- Penicillin V: Adults: 3 times/day 600,000 IU or 2 times/day 1 million IU p.o. over 7-10 days, for children 50,000-100,000 IU/kg bw/day
- Alternative: In case of penicillin allergy erythromycin (e.g. paediathrocin) 3-4 times/day 250-500 mg p.o. or i.v., children 20-50 mg/kg bw/day distributed on 2-4 ED, clarithromycin (e.g. Klacid) 2 times/day 250-500 mg p.o., children 15 mg/kg bw/day distributed on 2 ED, alternatively cephalosporins.
- In case of recurrence p.o. cephalosporin or clindamycin (e.g. sobelin) 3-4 times 300 mg/day p.o., children 8-25 mg/kg bw/day p.o. divided into 4 ED.
- For severe pain analgesics like paracetamol (e.g. ben-u-ron Supp.) for children or acetylsalicylic acid (e.g. ASS) for adults.
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With adequate therapy, usually rapid healing.
Incoming links (10)Angina, streptococcal angina; Borrelia vincenti; Chlorhexidine mouth rinse solution 0.1 or 0.2% (nrf 7.2.); Dexpanthenol solution 5% (nrf 7.3.); Fusospirochetosis; Halitosis; Herpangina; Stomatitis plaut-vincenti; Tormentil myrrh astringent (nrf 7.1.); Ulcerative angina;
Outgoing links (15)Acetylsalicylic acid; Analgesics; Cephalosporins; Chlorhexidine; Chlorhexidine mouth rinse solution 0.1 or 0.2% (nrf 7.2.); Clindamycin; Dexpanthenol; Dexpanthenol solution 5% (nrf 7.3.); Diphtheria; Erythromycin; ... Show all
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