Learning objectives


  • How to diagnose angina and rhinopharyngitis.

  • How to diagnose infectious mononucleosis.

  • Discuss the therapeutic approach (P) and plan patient monitoring.

  • Know the clinical picture of acute rhinopharyngitis. Understand the risks of nasopharyngeal and sinus infections.

  • Know when to evoke chronic adenoiditis.

  • Know how to diagnose a peritonsillar phlegmon.

  • Know the clinical picture of a peritonsillar phlegmon, differential diagnosis, and general and local treatment options.

  • Know how to discuss the indications of tonsillectomy in both children and adults, and understand the contraindications and complications.