Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal infections in children: the Toronto experience.

@article{Daya2005RetropharyngealAP,
  title={Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal infections in children: the Toronto experience.},
  author={Hamid Daya and Stephen D C Lo and Blake Papsin and Alena Zachari{\'a}{\vs}ov{\'a} and Heather E. Murray and Jonathan R Pirie and Suzanne Laughlin and Susan M Blaser},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2005},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={
          81-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto's experience of the diagnosis and management of retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal infections with particular emphasis on the role of computed tomography (CT) imaging in diagnosing the presence of an abscess. METHODS A retrospective analysis of all patients diagnosed with retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal infections from 1987 to 1999 was performed. Demographic data, presenting symptoms, season of presentation, management and… CONTINUE READING
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