lateral pharyngeal space

lat·er·al pha·ryn·ge·al space

[TA]
that part of the peripharyngeal space located at the sides of the pharynx.
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(4) Patients usually present with throat infection followed by local invasion of the lateral pharyngeal space and extension of the disease to the IJV as septic thrombophlebitis.
Infection proceeds from the oral cavity into the lateral pharyngeal space, which is divided into an anterior (muscular) and posterior (neurovascular) compartment.
Common spaces for displacement of teeth include maxillary sinus, temporal space, infratemporal space, lateral pharyngeal space, sub mandibular space and buccal space.2 There are many factors that increase the chance of tooth displacement.
3 Esen E, Aydogan LB, Akcali MC: Accidental displacement of an impacted mandibular third molar into the lateral pharyngeal space. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2000, 58:96-7.
Accidental third molar displacement into the lateral pharyngeal space. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2002;60:1217-18.