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284 Possible Causes for Retropharyngeal Abscess

  • Tonsillitis

    Clinical and radiologic findings must be considered together prior to surgical drainage of a suspected retropharyngeal abscess.[] Some patients exhibit disease aggravations resulting in (descending) peritonsillar abscess (PTA, dPTA), para-/retropharyngeal abscess (PPA, RPA), or necrotising fasciitis[] A 4-year-old male first presented a peritonsillar and retropharyngeal abscess-like lesion.[]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    BACKGROUND: Acute sinusitis is a common reason for primary care encounters. It causes significant symptoms including facial pain, congested nose, headache, thick nasal mucus, fever, and cough and often results in time off work or school. Sinusitis treatment focuses on eliminating causative factors and controlling[…][]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Abstract Tubomanometry (TMM) is a relatively novel method for testing the eustachian tube (ET) function, which is speculated to be closely related to otitis media with effusion (OME). The purpose of this study is to explore the predictive power of TMM value for medication outcomes in adult acute OME. A cohort of[…][]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Retropharyngeal abscess Sepsis Rheumatic fever Endocarditis, myocarditis and pericarditis Glomerulonephritis[] abscess [2] Treatment NSAIDs, lidocaine [2] [3] Frequency 7.5% of people in any 3-month period [4] Pharyngitis is inflammation of the back of the throat, known as the pharynx[] Local : Neck: Enlarged tender jugulodigastric lymph node. 5 Complication of Acute tonsillitis Local: 1- Peritonsillar abscess. 2- Para pharyngeal abscess. 3- Retropharyngeal[]

  • Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    abscess, sinusitis, mastoiditis, otitis media, meningitis, brain abscess, or thrombosis of the intracranial venous sinuses.[] , retropharyngeal abscess, and viral pharyngitis.[] […] and retropharyngeal abscess.[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    […] a retropharyngeal abscess.[] CONCLUSIONS: Retropharyngeal abscesses in adults are critical infections requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment.[] Retropharyngeal abscess can also cause internal jugular vein thrombosis, carotid artery erosion, pericarditis, and epidural abscess.[]

  • Torticollis

    Here we report a rare case of retropharyngeal abscess with a complication of torticollis.[] BACKGROUND: Atlantoaxial subluxation secondary to a paravertebral (retropharyngeal) abscess is a well known but rare event in children.[] The patient was admitted and worked up with MRI of the cervical spine which unexpectedly revealed a large 4 2 cm retropharyngeal abscess extending from C1 to C4.[]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Describe the clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and management of retropharyngeal abscess in pediatric patients.[] abscess retropharyngeal abscess Promoted articles (advertising)[] abscess vs cellulitis If deep neck space infection spread is suspected If patient unable to open mouth Findings Lateral neck X-ray R/o epiglottitis or retropharyngeal abscess[]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    abscess (Medical Encyclopedia) Strep throat (Medical Encyclopedia) Throat swab culture (Medical Encyclopedia) [ Read More ][] In comparison to retropharyngeal abscess presentation, another differential for upper airway obstruction in children, epiglottitis usually has a more acute-onset presentation[] Medical Encyclopedia) Glossopharyngeal neuralgia (Medical Encyclopedia) Herpangina (Medical Encyclopedia) Laryngitis (Medical Encyclopedia) Laryngoscopy (Medical Encyclopedia) Retropharyngeal[]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    We describe a case of a patient with a peritonsillar abscess that extended to the neck, producing bilateral retropharyngeal abscesses and myonecrosis of the strap muscles.[] OBJECTIVES: To describe national trends in retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) complicating peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and to determine factors associated with RPA in patients[] abscess retropharyngeal abscess Promoted articles (advertising)[]

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