Deep Neck Abscesses Complicating Acute Fusobacterial Tonsillitis - European Medical Journal

Deep Neck Abscesses Complicating Acute Fusobacterial Tonsillitis

Respiratory
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Authors:
*Elisabeth Hui Ling Lee,1 Willem Lodewijk Manson1
Disclosure:

The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.

Received:
29.08.14
Accepted:
13.03.15
Citation:
EMJ. ;3[1]:57-59. DOI/10.33590/emjrespir/10314980. https://doi.org/10.33590/emjrespir/10314980.
Keywords:
Deep neck abscesses, Fusobacterium necrophorum, phenethicillin, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid

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Abstract

A case of deep neck abscesses due to Fusobacterium necrophorum in a young adult patient after therapy with phenethicillin is reported. The clinical manifestations, diagnostic methods, therapy, and outcome are described.

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