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137 Possible Causes for Parapharyngeal Abscess

  • Pharyngitis

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

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

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

  • Acute Epiglottitis

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

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

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

  • Torticollis

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

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

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

  • 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[termcat.cat] […] 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[termcat.cat] abscess Abscés situat a l'espai laterofaringi que apareix habitualment per la progressió d'un abscés periamigdalí. absceso periamigdalino absceso periamigdalino abscés periamigdalí[termcat.cat]

  • 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[apps.who.int] 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[apps.who.int]

  • 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.[icd10data.com] 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[icd10data.com]

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

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

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