Tonsillitis Mind Map

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Mind Map on Tonsillitis Mind Map, created by aleshadensel on 06/10/2014.

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Tonsillitis Mind Map
1 sIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
1.1 Sore Throat
1.2 White or yellow spots on tonsils
1.3 red and swollen tonsils
1.4 Fever, chills, and stiff neck
1.5 Headaches and earaches
1.6 Difficulty swallowing
1.7 Mouth breathing
2 Risk Factors
2.1 Exposure to secondhand smoke
2.2 Childhood or adolescents
2.3 Frequent Strep infections
3 Epidemology
3.1 Common in children ages 6-12
3.2 Presents during flu season- winter to early spring
3.3 Affects male and females equally
4 Pathophysiology
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
5 Risk factors
5.1 Exposure to second hand smoke
5.2 Frequent expose to germs and colds
5.3 Young age
6 Signs and Symptoms
6.1 Sore throat
6.2 Fever, chills, and stiff neck
6.3 Palpable lymph nodes
6.4 Difficulty swallowing
6.5 Red and swollen tonsils
6.6 White or yellow spots on tonsils
6.7 Frequent headaches or earaches
6.8 Upper airway obstruction
7 Epidemology
7.1 Affects male and females equally
7.2 Presents usually during flu season winter to early spring
7.3 Children and adolescents ages 6-12
8 Pathophysiology
8.1 Bacteria and viruses enter the body
8.2 Pathogens get filtered in the tonsils
8.3
8.4 Pathogens get trapped in the tonsils
9 Diagnosis
9.1 Throat culture
9.2 Physical examination
10 Treatment
10.1 Rest and Hydration
10.2 Tonsilectomy
10.3 Virus tonsillitis usually does not require treatment
10.4 Salt water gargling
10.5 Rest
10.6 Hydrate
10.7 Possible anitbiotics
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