danger space infection

A life-threatening infection of the ‘danger’ space, which occurs by extension from the retropharynx, causing dysphagia, dyspnoea, fever, nuchal rigidity, oesophageal regurgitation

Treatment Immediate open drainage
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danger space infection

A life-threatening infection of the 'danger' space, which occurs by extension from the retropharynx, causing dysphagia, dyspnea, fever, nuchal rigidity, esophageal regurgitation Treatment Immediate open drainage
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