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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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
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2003
Externally publishedYes



  • Abscess
  • Neck
  • Retropharyngeal abscess
  • Salmonella

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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