Retropharyngeal abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Complaining of fever and neck pain.


There is Increased pre-vertebral soft tissue thickness. There is reversal of cervical lordosis.

Case Discussion

Radiograph finding of increased prevertebral soft tissue thickness with clinical back ground of fever, neck pain suggest possibility of prevertebral abscess.

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Case information

rID: 13128
Published: 5th Mar 2011
Last edited: 27th Apr 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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