Streptococcal pharyngitis: A review of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management

Jeffrey A. Kline, Jeffrey W. Runge

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Abstract

Pharyngitis is an illness frequently treated by emergency physicians and primary care practitioners. It is the subject of much controversy regarding optimal treatment in the acute care setting. This review discusses pertinent aspects of the pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment based on available literature. This review is also meant to serve as a bibliographic resource for some of the controversies of this complex topic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)665-680
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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Keywords

  • acute rheumatic fever
  • antigen detection test
  • penicillin
  • streptococcal pharyngitis
  • throat culture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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Streptococcal pharyngitis : A review of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. / Kline, Jeffrey A.; Runge, Jeffrey W.

In: Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 12, No. 5, 01.01.1994, p. 665-680.

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