Quick Notes:



Infectious Mononucleosis (Epstein-Barr Virus/CMV)

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Be aware of the differential diagnosis:

Other unusual causes

CHLA Board Review 2005
Rosen P: Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis. In: Rosen P, ed. Emergency Medicine. 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book; 1992.
Mengert TJ: Pharyngitis. In: Emergency Medical Therapy. 4th ed. Philadelpha: WB Saunders; 1996: 480. Evaluation of sore throat in children. Update: June 9, 2008.