Deep Neck Abscess: A Retrospective Review of 210 Cases

  title={Deep Neck Abscess: A Retrospective Review of 210 Cases},
  author={Afshin Parhiscar and Gady Har-el},
  journal={Annals of Otology, Rhinology \& Laryngology},
  pages={1051 - 1054}
This study was performed to review our experience with deep neck abscesses (DNAs) and compare it to the experiences in the available literature, and to study changing trends within our patient population. We retrospectively studied 210 patients who had DNAs between 1981 and 1998. Peritonsillar abscesses and limited intraoral abscesses were excluded. Demographics, presentation, etiology, site of abscess, associated systemic diseases, bacteriology, radiology, treatment, airway management, and… 

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