Deep Neck Infections

Author(s): David E. Conrad, Sanjay R. Parikh

Journal Name: Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets
(Formerly Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders)

Volume 12 , Issue 4 , 2012

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Deep neck space infections are commonly seen and managed across various medical and surgical specialties. Common presentations permit straightforward management but still pose the risk of severe complications sometimes even with appropriate management. This article emphasizes the anatomic and physiologic process to heed when managing children with deep neck infections. The roles of radiography and medical versus surgical management are discussed.

Keywords: Adenitis, deep, neck, space, lymphadenitis, abscess, parapharyngeal, retropharyngeal, various medical, anatomic, physiologic process, otolaryngologic, pathophysiology, etiology

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Year: 2012
Page: [286 - 290]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/187152612801319348
Price: $65

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