Retropharyngeal abscess

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


Fever and neck pain.

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Increased prevertebral soft tissue thickness and reversal of cervical lordosis.

Case Discussion

Radiograph finding of increased prevertebral soft tissue thickness with a clinical background of fever and neck pain suggests the possibility of a retropharyngeal abscess.

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