Purulent angina in children: symptomatology, treatment, danger of illness
Angina is an acute infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the tonsils. There is no such term as children’s purulent angina in medical reference books, but in colloquial speech it denotes the state of education on the tonsils of pus.
Often, the disease affects children in pre-school and junior school age, causing severe intoxication, severe symptoms and serious complications in inappropriate or untimely treatment.
Angina (acute tonsillitis) – called bacterial infection with lesions of lymphoid formations of the pharynx and palatine tonsils. Depending on the nature of the inflammation of the tonsils, there are several varieties of angina, the purulent form of which is only one.
Tonsils in the human body perform a protective function. Disease-causing microorganisms, getting through the mouth and nose, are captured by them, and do not go deeper. Control over the process is carried out by the immune system, which at weakening does not allow protection to cope with the infection, because of what there is an inflammation.
There is also several causes of purulent sore throat:
- Decrease in the body’s resistance to infections due to a long illness or malnutrition.