Signs
 

Pharyngeal Exudate

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Pus or mucus on the posterior wall of the pharynx.
    • Causes of Pharyngeal Exudate

    • Bacterial Pharyngitis
    • Acute nasopharyngitis
    • Influenza
    • Candidiasis
    • Diptheria
    • Interpretation

    • Pus - bacterial pharyngitis, acute nasopharyngitis, influenza
    • White patches - candidiasis
    • Grey, membranous exudate - diphtheria
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