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Head and Neck

Tonsillitis

Bacterial and viral infections can cause tonsillitis, resulting in inflammation and swelling of the tonsils.

The video below, for GPs and Emergency Department staff, demonstrates how to examine tonsils.

This video was produced by John Vorrath and Michael Dobson (Consultant ENT Surgeons) with the assistance of Adam Louws and James Ooi; and presented by John Vorrath.