"Retropharyngeal Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An accumulation of purulent material in the space between the PHARYNX and the CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. This usually results from SUPPURATION of retropharyngeal LYMPH NODES in patients with UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, perforation of the pharynx, or head and neck injuries.
- Retropharyngeal Abscess
- Abscesses, Retropharyngeal
- Retropharyngeal Abscesses
- Abscess, Retropharyngeal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Retropharyngeal Abscess" by people in Profiles.
Lemierre-like syndrome caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus complicated by hemorrhagic pericarditis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 May; 11(3):e32-5.