Parapharyngeal abscess in immunocompromised patients

Gani AN, and Abdullah A, and Hazim MYS, and Rozman Z, (2007) Parapharyngeal abscess in immunocompromised patients. Medicine & Health, 2 (2). pp. 158-163. ISSN 1823-2140


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Parapharyngeal abscess is a serious medical condition that may lead to life-threatening complications. Its incidence has dramatically decreased since the advent of antibiotics. We report two cases of parapharyngeal abscesses in immunocompromised patients. We believe that early diagnosis, broad-spectrum antibiotics, surgery and pus drainage can prevent serious complications

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Parapharyngeal abscess; odontogenic infection; pus drainage
Journal:Medicine & Health
ID Code:1988
Deposited By: mr Mustaffa Abu Bakar
Deposited On:21 Jun 2011 07:53
Last Modified:14 Dec 2016 06:30

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