Regular Article| Volume 39, ISSUE 1, P46-48, February 2001

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Squamous cell carcinoma presenting as a peritonsillar abscess

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      Peritonsillar abscess is a rare presentation of squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil. We report two cases illustrating the need to be aware of the possibility and reinforcing the need to send all excised tissue for histopathological diagnosis.
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