- Often secondary bacterial infection by Streptococcus pneumonia or Staphylococcus aureus
- Severe infections occur in infants or adults with neutropenia, HIV, diabetes, antibiotics
- Streptococcus pneumonia pharyngitis: treat with antibiotics to prevent subsequent glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever
- Viruses: rhinovirus, echovirus, adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, influenza
End of Nasal cavity > Inflammatory / infectious lesion > Pharyngitis
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