Bacterial infections of the head and neck fascial spaces in Nigerians.

@article{Ndukwe2007BacterialIO,
  title={Bacterial infections of the head and neck fascial spaces in Nigerians.},
  author={Kizito Chioma Ndukwe and Vincent Ifechukwukwu Ugboko and Jelili Adisa Akinwande and Olufemi K. Ogundipe and Temitope Ayodeji Esan and C. O. Ohadugha and Comfort Ayodele Adekoya-Sofowora},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={126-30}
}
BACKGROUND Bacterial infections of the head and neck region remain a major public health concern in Nigeria despite the availability and widespread use of antibiotics in the country. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the pattern, aetiology, management and outcome of head and neck fascial space infections at Ife. METHODS All consecutive patients who presented with fascial space infections between January 1995 and July 2004 at the Maxillofacial Unit of the Obafemi Awolowo… CONTINUE READING

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