What are the sexual predilections of peritonsillar abscesses (PTAs)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2020
  • Author: Jorge Flores, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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The male-to-female ratio for peritonsillar abscess is considered to be equal, although the previously mentioned study by Lepelletier did suggest that male gender is a risk factor. [8]


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