Tonsillitis

"Tonsillitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Inflammation of the tonsils, especially the PALATINE TONSILS but the ADENOIDS (pharyngeal tonsils) and lingual tonsils may also be involved. Tonsillitis usually is caused by bacterial infection. Tonsillitis may be acute, chronic, or recurrent.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tonsillitis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Tonsillitis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 1999 and 2001 and 2002 and 2008 and 2011 and 2013 and 2014 and 2020
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