Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 21, issue 2, P557-576 2007 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.03.002 View full text
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Steven C. Reynolds, Anthony W. Chow

Abstract: This article reviews life-threatening infections of the head and neck. It discusses the anatomic boundaries, pathophysiologic processes, clinical manifestations, potential complications, and suggested therapies of infections of the submandibular, lateral pharyngeal, retropharyngeal, prevertebral, and danger spaces.