Severe Soft Tissue Infections of the Head and Neck: A Primer for Critical Care Physicians

@article{Reynolds2009SevereST,
  title={Severe Soft Tissue Infections of the Head and Neck: A Primer for Critical Care Physicians},
  author={S. Reynolds and A. Chow},
  journal={Lung},
  year={2009},
  volume={187},
  pages={271-279}
}
Patients with severe infections of the potential spaces of the head and neck are commonly managed in the ICU. These infections may present with devastating complications such as airway obstruction, jugular septic thrombophlebitis, lung abscess, upper airway abscess rupture with asphyxiation, mediastinitis, pericarditis, and septic shock. A thorough understanding of the anatomy and microbiology of these infections is essential for proper management of these patients. Retropharyngeal, danger… Expand
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