The article reviews rent findings on the acute pharyngotonsilitis. In the aetiology of the disease viral infections
prevail. In the bacterial aetiology of the acute pharyngotonsilitis mainly group A streptococci predominate. Individual
types of pharyngotonsilitis are specified, and their typical clinical symptoms, diagnostics and therapy are given.
pharyngotonsilitis, Streptococcus pyogenes, peritonsilar abscess, acute rheumatoid fewer, adenovirus,
Epstein-Barr virus, difteria.