Salmonella retropharyngeal abscess in a child: Case report and literature review

Fu Hsiung Su, Peir Taur Chen, Yu Chia Chiu, Jeng W. Chen

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Abstract

Retropharyngeal abscess is a rare but serious disease in children. Salmonella species are uncommon causative agents of deep neck infections. We present the clinical course of a 10-year-old boy with a retropharyngeal abscess caused by Salmonella lomita and review 18 previously published cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)833-836
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume22
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Retropharyngeal Abscess
Salmonella
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Keywords

  • Abscess
  • Neck
  • Retropharyngeal abscess
  • Salmonella

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Salmonella retropharyngeal abscess in a child : Case report and literature review. / Su, Fu Hsiung; Chen, Peir Taur; Chiu, Yu Chia; Chen, Jeng W.

In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Vol. 22, No. 9, 01.09.2003, p. 833-836.

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Su, Fu Hsiung ; Chen, Peir Taur ; Chiu, Yu Chia ; Chen, Jeng W. / Salmonella retropharyngeal abscess in a child : Case report and literature review. In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2003 ; Vol. 22, No. 9. pp. 833-836.
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