Characterizations of life-threatening deep cervical space infections: a review of one hundred ninety-six cases.

@article{Wang2003CharacterizationsOL,
  title={Characterizations of life-threatening deep cervical space infections: a review of one hundred ninety-six cases.},
  author={Ling-feng Wang and W I Kuo and S P Tsai and Kuan-Jung Huang},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={111-7}
}
PURPOSE The incidence of deep cervical space infections has decreased after the introduction of antibiotics and improvement of oral hygiene, but they still may be lethal especially when life-threatening complications occur. In this article, we try to find out whether there are predisposing factors related to complicated deep cervical space infections and prolonged hospitalization. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of medical records of 196 patients with deep neck… CONTINUE READING

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