Odontogenic versus nonodontogenic deep neck space infections: CT manifestations.

  title={Odontogenic versus nonodontogenic deep neck space infections: CT manifestations.},
  author={Hyoungsu Kim and Eui Dong Park and Jae Hyoung Kim and Eun Gu Hwang and Sung Hoon Chung},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={21 2},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate deep neck space infection (DNSI) with particular attention to the differences in the spaces involved and in complications between odontogenic and nonodontogenic groups with CT. METHOD Forty-four patients (21 odontogenic and 23 nonodontogenic) were included in this study. Among odontogenic DNSI cases, 15 had dental infection in the second or third mandibular molar. We compared the CT features between odontogenic and nonodontogenic DNSI cases… CONTINUE READING

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