Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis due to Odontogenic Infection : An unusual Case Report

  • Published 2017


A 21-year-old normossemic patient sought care in an emergency hospital with a major complaint of neck swelling and pain to breathe, talk, eat and drink water, presenting anodontogenic infection of the lower right first molar tooth that evolved for 9 days with no previous medical assistance. The clinical aspect showed (Figure 1) redness and extensive… (More)

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