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2023 Jan 06

Int J Rheum Dis

Can the effectiveness of tonsillectomy for PFAPA syndrome be predicted based on clinical factors.


Hara M, Morimoto N, Watabe T, Morisaki N, Matsumoto K
Int J Rheum Dis. 2023 Jan 06.
PMID: 36608697.


To evaluate the clinical factors associated with the outcome of tonsillectomy in children with periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome, thereby clarifying who would most likely benefit from that surgery.