Odontogenic cervical abscess

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Recent history of dental extraction.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

CT Neck

Modality: CT

Typical CT scans of facial and neck infection of odontogenic origin. Shows spread of infection downward to involve the submandibular space.

Case Discussion

Occasionally, an odontogenic infection evolves an abscess

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Case Information

rID: 26586
Case created: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Tags: neck, abscess
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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