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137 Possible Causes for Parapharyngeal Abscess

  • Pharyngitis

    A neck CT-scan showed a large parapharyngeal abscess.[] It can also spread to the neck causing pus collection in the neck (parapharyngeal abscess and retropharyngeal space abscess).[] Others A few other causes are rare, but possibly fatal, and include parapharyngeal space infections: peritonsillar abscess ("quinsy"), submandibular space infection (Ludwig's[]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    parapharyngeal abscesses.[] This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and morbidity of immediate tonsillectomy used to treat peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) and parapharyngeal abscess.[] They include parapharyngeal abscess (PPA), upper airway obstruction, Lemierre s syndrome, necrotizing fasciitis, mediastinitis, erosion of the internal carotid artery, brain[]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    Differential diagnosis Patient very unwell; rare: Deep neck space infection eg : Retropharyngeal abscess Parapharyngeal abscess Patient moderately unwell; common: Croup (in[]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Imaging studies are equally important in the assessment of a parapharyngeal abscess.[] Parapharyngeal abscess is a deep neck abscess . It is also known as abscess of pharyngomaxillary or lateral pharyngeal space.[] A prospective study was designed for parapharyngeal abscess in patients admitted for deep neck infection.[]

  • Torticollis

    Refer to ENT if a retropharyngeal or parapharyngeal abscess is suspected. Atlantoaxial rotatory fixation: Rest, use of an Aspen collar.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Parapharyngeal abscess Cervical abscess AOM Rheumatic fever Acute Glomerulonephritis Subacute bacterial endocarditis D/D: D/D Membranous tonsillitis Diphtheria Vincent’s[] COMPLICATIONS chronic tonsillitis peritonsillar abscessparapharyngeal abscess cervical abscess acute otitis media rheumatic fever acute glomerulo nephritis sub acute[] Complications of acute tonsillitis• Chronic tonsillitis• Peritonsillar abscessParapharyngeal abscess• Cervical abscess• Acute otitis media• Rheumatic fever• Acute glomerulonephritis[]

  • Vitreous Abscess

    Abscés situat al sac lacrimal que es produeix per una infecció. absceso laterofaríngeo absceso laterofaríngeo abscés laterofaringi, n m es absceso laterofaríngeo en parapharyngeal[] […] l'apòfisi mastoide i s'estén cap a la cara medial del múscul esternoclidomastoidal. absceso lagrimal absceso lagrimal abscés lacrimal, n m es absceso lagrimal en lacrimal abscess[] abscess Abscés situat a l'espai laterofaringi que apareix habitualment per la progressió d'un abscés periamigdalí. absceso periamigdalino absceso periamigdalino abscés periamigdalí[]

  • Nasal Septum Ulceration

    abscess Peripharyngeal abscess Excludes: peritonsillar abscess ( J36 ) J39.1 Other abscess of pharynx Cellulitis of pharynx Nasopharyngeal abscess J39.2 Other diseases of[] Excludes: acute respiratory infection NOS ( J22 ) · upper ( J06.9 ) upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes or vapours ( J68.2 ) J39.0 Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal[]

  • Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis

    abscess J39.1 Other abscess of pharynx Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.[] J38.4 Edema of larynx J38.5 Laryngeal spasm J38.6 Stenosis of larynx J38.7 Other diseases of larynx J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract J39.0 Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal[]

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    Figure n 2 : Axial CT image with contrast : left parapharyngeal abscess (arrow).[] An abscess of the left parapharyngeal space without bone erosion was noted (Fig.2).[]

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