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Case 16

WithSimon Lloyd, Manohar Bance, Jayesh Doshi

A 19-year-old woman presents with a 3-day history of sore throat, fever and dysphagia. On examination she is noted to have a muffled voice, marked trismus and drooling. The right tonsil is displaced medially and there is some swelling and induration at the angle of the mandible.