Arrowheads indicate parapharyngeal abscess
at right (panels A-D); parapharyngeal abscess
is also visible as a gray layer (panels E, G).
in children: five year retrospective study.
Other rare swelling which are correlated 100% were branchial cleft cyst, laryngocele, lymphangioma, parapharyngeal abscess
Paret, "Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess
in children-Epidemiology, clinical features and treatment," International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol.
Here, we present a case of parapharyngeal abscess
with upper airway occlusion caused by GGS.
(11) We found an interesting case report in the literature about parapharyngeal abscess
(PPA)-like lesion in a 3 years old boy in Asia.
She was investigated for retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess
, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, tuberculosis and thyroiditis but finally concluded as Lemierre's syndrome based on the findings of thrombosis of the deep neck veins following respiratory tract infection, septic pulmonary emboli and clinical recovery with antibiotics and supportive care.
The third visit led to an inpatient admission with administration of intravenous antibiotics and steroids for a suspected parapharyngeal abscess
. Despite three very different treatment strategies, his odynophagia worsened to the point of dehydration and culminated in a 30-pound weight loss.
This showed a small right parapharyngeal abscess
, thrombosis of the right internal jugular vein (Figure 1), and multiple peripheral lung nodules, expression of septic embolization (Figures 2(a), 2(b), and 2(c)).
Temporal bone fibrous dysplasia and cholesteatoma leading to the development of a parapharyngeal abscess
. The Journal of laryngology and otology.
The incidence of parapharyngeal abscess
has reduced dramatically, with the evolution of antibiotics.
(9) Diabetes is the most common systemic condition predisposing one to parapharyngeal abscess