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Table 3 Differential diagnoses and complications mentioned by the interviewed GPs

From: Uncertainty in clinical practice – an interview study with Swedish GPs on patients with sore throat

  Mentioned differential diagnoses and complications of GAS
Retrieved in guidelines Peritonsillitis
Mononucleosis
Epiglottitis
Tongue base tonsillitis
Streptococcus group C and G
Anaerobic infection
Viral infection
Glomerulonephritis
Cancer
Something further down in the throat
Not retrieved in guidelines Pneumonia
Bacterial infection
Sinusitis
Infection with Hemophilus Influenzae
Temporalis arteritis
Diphtheria
Tularemia
Spread infection
Problems with the stomach
Foreign body
Secondary infection
Infection with staphylococcus