Increased incidence of head and neck abscesses in children.

@article{Cabrera2007IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of head and neck abscesses in children.},
  author={Cristina E Cabrera and Ellen S. Deutsch and Stephen Eppes and Stephen T. Lawless and Steven H. Cook and Robert O'Reilly and James S Reilly},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={136 2},
  pages={176-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe increasing incidence and changing microbiology of head and neck abscesses in children admitted to the hospital during the first quarters of 2000 through 2003. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective data warehouse review identified 89 children less than 19 years of age admitted to a tertiary care pediatric hospital during the first quarters of 2000 through 2003 for suspicion of head and neck abscess involving the neck, face, and peritonsillar, retropharyngeal, and… CONTINUE READING