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Currently submitted to: Interactive Journal of Medical Research (no longer under consideration since Mar 22, 2019)

Date Submitted: Nov 25, 2018
Open Peer Review Period: Dec 3, 2018 - Jan 28, 2019
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Traumatic Retropharyngeal Abscess of Insidious Onset -a case report and literature review

  • Shuaib Kayode Aremu

ABSTRACT

Retropharyngeal abscess is an abscess of the deep spaces in the neck which if not treated urgently can be life-threatening as a result of airway compromise. It is important to detect and treat very early. It may arise in pediatrics from direct neck trauma which is not very common and fishbone impaction. Direct anterior neck trauma resulting in insidious retropharyngeal abscess has not been widely reported.


 Citation

Please cite as:

Aremu SK

Traumatic Retropharyngeal Abscess of Insidious Onset -a case report and literature review

JMIR Preprints. 25/11/2018:12908

DOI: 10.2196/preprints.12908

URL: https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/12908

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