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Med J Malaysia. 2007 Dec;62(5):413-5.

Parapharyngeal and retropharyngeal abscess: anatomical complexity and etiology.

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  • 1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah, 84000 Muar, Johor. sushilbrito@yahoo.com

Abstract

The differential diagnoses of an abscess deep in the neck are retropharyngeal abscess and parapharyngeal abscess. We report a case each of these deep neck space abscesses to highlight their difference with emphasis on its anatomy and possible etiologies.

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