Computed tomography imaging of acute neck inflammatory processes.

  title={Computed tomography imaging of acute neck inflammatory processes.},
  author={Wessam Bou-Assaly and Jason A McKellop and Suresh K. Mukherji},
  journal={World journal of radiology},
  volume={2 3},
Early diagnosis and management of neck infections and inflammatory processes is a common challenge for emergency and ear, neck and throat physicians, as well as radiologists. Emergency neck infections are diverse in their presentation, ranging from a transient enlargement of a lymph node to a rapidly spreading necrotizing fasciitis. Symptoms and signs, with the clinical history, usually suggest the diagnosis. But complex neck anatomy and sometimes limited physical examination can obscure and… CONTINUE READING