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Ear, Nose, Throat: Beyond Pharyngitis: Retropharyngeal Abscess, Peritonsillar Abscess, ...
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Akhavan M

Jul 4th, 2021 - Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) emergencies presenting with a chief complaint of pharyngitis can be due to infection, trauma, or postprocedure complications. The entities described in this article include retropharyngeal abscess, peritonsillar abscess...

Bilateral Longus Colli Abscesses as a Complication of Advanced Bacterial Rhinosinusitis.
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal; Lee J, Esianor B et. al.

May 28th, 2021 - Known complications of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis include retropharyngeal abscess, cavernous sinus thrombosis, intracranial abscess, and associated sequelae. We describe the case of a patient with longus colli abscess formation resulting from ...

Two cases of tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess in adults.
The Journal of International Medical Research; Xu X, Hu X

May 5th, 2021 - Retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) is an acute or chronic deep neck tissue infection. Tuberculous RPA is chronic and extremely rare in adults. A 20-year-old female patient visited the local hospital due to cough and sputum. The sputum smear was positiv...

A piercing story: ingestion of a grill wire brush bristle.
The Journal of Laryngology and Otology; Chen R, Koh J et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - This paper reports the dangers of an ingested metal wire bristle from a barbeque brush, which resulted in oesophageal perforation. A 49-year-old gentleman presented to the emergency department with foreign body sensation and odynophagia after havi...

Retropharyngeal Abscess in an Adult With Pneumonia During COVID-19 Outbreak.
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Wang T, Liu H et. al.

Mar 12th, 2021 - Retropharyngeal abscesses are rarely reported in adults and occur mostly in patients with immunocompromised or as a foreign body complication. Admittedly, the treatment of retropharyngeal abscesses frequently involves surgical drainage to achieve ...

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News  4 results

Sore throat, odynophagia, hoarseness, and a muffled, high-pitched voice
Cong J. Li, MD, Paul Aronowitz, MD, FACP

Mar 1st, 2013 - A 55-year-old man presents to the emergency department with a sore throat, odynophagia, hoarseness, and a high-pitched muffled voice for 1 day. He is otherwise healthy, with no fever, chills, or exposure to sick contacts.

Don't Rule Out Retropharyngeal Abscess in Sore Throats
Heidi Splete

Consider a retropharyngeal abscess when faced with a drooling child who has a severe sore throat, according to Dr. Marisol Figueira of Boston University.

Acute Sore Throat? Think Retropharyngeal Abscess
Family Practice News; Heidi Splete

Consider a retropharyngeal abscess when faced with a drooling child who has a severe sore throat, according to Dr. Marisol Figueira of Boston University.

Retropharyngeal Hematoma in the Context of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Discussion and Conclusions Today we know that there are many causes of retropharyngeal hematoma, including retropharyngeal abscess, trauma, sudden pressure changes (due to vomiting, coughing and sneezing), foreign body ingestion, surgery, central ...

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