Pyogenic neck abscess

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain, reddening and swelling at the left mandibular angle and below.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

Large abscess with concomitant septic myositis of the sternocleidomastoideus muscle, probably resulting from left parotid infection.

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Case information

rID: 17551
Published: 25th Apr 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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