Mondo Description Inflammation of the throat most often caused by viral and bacterial infections. Other causes include allergens, chemical substances, and trauma.
Disease Ontology Description An upper respiratory tract disease involving inflammation of the throat or pharynx resulting from bacterial, viral, fungal infections or irritants like pollutants or chemical substances and smoking. The infection is often referred to as "sore throat". The symptoms include pain during swallowing, enlarged tonsils coated with a white discharge, runny nose, cough and slight fever.
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