CONCLUSION: The present study suggests that treatment of deep neck infection in a higher risk group (Older age with diabetics, with dental sepsis) needs priority attention to prevent complications and even the possibility of death.
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0%) had a deep neck infection
as a complication of their abscess.
A prospective, blinded comparison of clinical examination and computed tomography of deep neck infections
7) However, in a study by Ovassapian and colleagues, (6) all 25 attempts at fiber optic nasotracheal intubation in adult patients who had deep neck infections
were successful using careful titration of intravenous diazepam or midazolam with or without fentanyl to reduce laryngeal spasm before application of topical anesthesia, which can have irritating effect on airway.
Kenner has presented on various sub-specialties including cancer of the tongue mouth, and sinus, deep neck infections
, nasal fracture, sleep apnea, hearing loss management and medical management of the tracheotomized, among other topics.
Despite the widespread availability of antibiotics and early surgical intervention, deep neck infections
still present significant morbidity and mortality in clinical centers.
They usually present as recurrent episodes of deep neck infections
during early childhood.
Patients with deep neck infections
present challenging airways for an anesthesiologist.
The bacteria responsible for deep neck infections
are usually the normal components of oral flora (anaerobically predominant mixed oral flora).
They usually present as recurring episodes of deep neck infections
and/or abscesses or acute suppurative thyroiditis.
The treatment of deep neck infections
of the submaxillary triangle.