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Research Article - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2015) Volume 5, Issue 2

Deep Space Infections of neck? Our Experience

OBJECTIVE: To study signs and symptoms, etiology, site and outcome of deep neck space infections. STUDY DESIGN: Cross sectional study.

METHODS: 25 patients admitted with deep neck space infections to govt. Mc Gann teaching hospital, SIMS, Shimoga , Karna-taka , India between JAN 2009 – JAN 2014 were included in the study.

RESULTS: The extreme age group, high viru-lence of organism, underlying conditions, and low socioeconomic groups are vulnerable for above infections. Mortality in 1 case was due to mediastinitis and extended space infec-tion.

Author(s): Thimmappa TD, Ramesh S, Amit P, Nagraj, Gangadhar K , Muralidhar H

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