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Pediatr Clin North Am. 1996 Dec;43(6):1277-96.

Management of deep neck infection.

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  • 1Department of Surgery-ENT, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, USA.

Abstract

Deep neck abscesses are serious complications of common upper respiratory tract infections in children. Children are especially prone to airway obstruction complicating deep neck abscess. Pediatricians must understand the presentations and treatment of deep neck abscesses to avoid potentially life-threatening complications.

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