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Patel M, Retropharyngeal abscess. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 28 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-13128
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5 Mar 2011
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Fever and neck pain.
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Increased prevertebral soft tissue thickness and reversal of cervical lordosis.
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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