Sore throat and difficulty swallowing in a 9-year-old boy
• Uvulitis is an infrequently recognized pediatric condition. • The diagnosis should be considered for the patient who presents with a sore throat, dysphagia, and an erythematous, edematous uvula in the absence of other, more serious disorders such as retropharyngeal or peritonsillar abscess.
Pediatrics in Review
Shastri, N., Black, G., Fowler, M. Sore throat and difficulty swallowing in a 9-year-old boy Pediatrics in Review 32, 215-217 (2011).