Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Strep Tonsillitis Incidence

Facts about streptococcal tonsillitis:

  • Streptococcal tonsillitis is most common in children between the ages of 5 and 15 years.
  • Almost all children in the US experience one or more episodes of tonsillitis.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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