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Niknejad M, Retropharyngeal abscess. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 08 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-84578
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30 Nov 2020
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Recent neck swelling and fever.
Age: 3 months
From the case: Retropharyngeal abscess
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Marked widening of the pre-vertebral soft tissue with air fluid level.
Findings are typical for retropharyngeal abscess formation, which is is a potentially life-threatening infection involving the retropharyngeal space that requires prompt diagnosis and aggressive therapy.