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acute sinusitis time

less than 30 days

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subacute sinusitis

30-90 days

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chronic sinusitis

greater than 90 days

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common organisms in sinusitis

S. pneumonia; H influenza; M. catarrhalis

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management of acute sinusitis

amoxicillin, augmentin, or second gen cephalosporin for 10-14 days

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management of subacute sinusitis

same as for acute

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management of chronic sinusitis

trial of borad spectrum oral antibiotics, CT imaging of sinuses, IV antibiotics may be beneficial

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viral causes of pharyngitis

those associated with simple URIs (rhino, parainflu, corona, RSV) and also coxsackievirus, EBV, and CMV

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bacterial causes of pharyngitis

strep pyogenes, diptheria, arcanobacterium hemolyticum

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EBV pharyngitis

enlarged posterior cervical lymph nodes, malaise, and hepatosplenomegaly

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coxsackievirus pharyngitis

painful vesicles or ulcer ont eh posterior pharynx and soft palate (herpangina). Bilsters may also be present on the palms and soles (hand-foot and mouth disease)