Odontogenic cervical abscess

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Recent history of dental extraction.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

CT Neck

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
Published: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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