Acute Pharyngitis: Definition & Epidemiology – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

Acute Pharyngitis: Definition & Epidemiology – Infectious Diseases | Lecturio

In our discussion of upper respiratory tract infections, there’s probably none more important than acute pharyngitis. So I will speak to you about that. First, let’s define it. Acute pharyngitis would be inflammation of the pharynx from multiple infections and noninfectious causes characterized by this triad: fever, sore throat, and pharyngeal inflammation. In terms of…