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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1 2003|
- Retropharyngeal abscess
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health