The Signs and Causes of the Quinsy

  • François Du Port


It is difficult to breathe and swallow during the quinsy, and there is complaint of fiery pain in the throat. The cause is a subtle flow of blood that invades the throat and that region of the gullet, starting from the jugulars, and suddenly obstructs the passages so as to threaten to impede the outflow of air and the entry of food and drink.


Public Health Internal Medicine General Practice Family Medicine Chapter XXIII 
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