Pain, firmness, tenderness, redness and swelling in the anterior aspect of the neck. Sudden fever, difficulty swallowing and difficulty moving the neck. Neutrophilic leukocytosis with high CRP. Negative Serology for CMV, EBV and Parvovirus. Negative blood and catheter cultures. Good response to intravenous antibiotics.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male