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Research & Reviews  101 results

Updates in pediatric emergency medicine for 2021.
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Easter J, Petruzella F

Apr 29th, 2022 - Physicians routinely treat sick children in the emergency department (ED). Many relevant articles on pediatric medicine are published in journals that are not typically read by many general emergency medicine physicians. We reviewed salient pediat...

Late Retropharyngeal and Parapharyngeal Abscess in Patients with a History of Anterior ...
The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology; Bivona L, Williamson A et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2022 - Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is a common procedure performed by spine surgeons with rare complications and high treatment success. Late presentation of retropharyngeal abscess in patients with a history of anterior cervical discectomy a...

Migratory pharyngeal foreign bodies and related complications: Analysis of 20 cases.
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Chen H, Wu C et. al.

Feb 13th, 2022 - To explore the diagnostic approach and therapeutic method of migratory pharyngeal foreign bodies and related complications, to improve the understanding of such disease and to reduce misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis. A retrospective study was per...

Pediatric Peritonsillar Abscess

Jan 21st, 2022 - Practice Essentials Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a suppurative infection of the tissues between the capsule of the palatine tonsil and pharyngeal muscles and is the most common abscess of the head and neck region. (See the image below.) It is us...

Magnetic resonance imaging accuracy before surgery in children with retropharyngeal abs...
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Conte M, Vinci F et. al.

Oct 5th, 2021 - Retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) is a deep neck infection occurring in childhood. The gold standard technique for diagnosis is computerised tomography (CT) with a contrast medium. The aim of this study is to answer the question of whether magnetic re...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Microbiology of Para- og Retropharyngeal Abscess

Apr 27th, 2016 - Patients: Sixty patients aged 18 years or older with para- or retropharyngeal abscess and 12 patients with neck abscess without relation to the pharynx or salivary glands (controls) will be included at five Danish centers. Estimated time of inclus...

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News  5 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.

Culture Confirmation of Negative Rapid Strep Test Results
The Journal of Family Practice; Frederick M. Chen, MD, MPH

CLINICAL QUESTION: Does the use of a high-sensitivity rapid strep test without throat culture result in more complications than a culture-only strategy? BACKGROUND: Because the sensitivity of currently used rapid strep tests is relatively low, man.

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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