A case of deep cervical infection with mediastinitis and axillary abscess

Kosuke Uno

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Abstract

A 73-year-old man with acute epiglottitis developed descending nectotizing mediastinitis and abscess in the axillary space. Surgical drainage of the abscess via transcervical and transthoracic approaches was performed. Postoperative course was successful and the patient was discharged 33 days after surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)303-306
Number of pages4
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Tokyo)
Volume82
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Apr

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Mediastinitis
Abscess
Epiglottitis
Infection
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Drainage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery

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A case of deep cervical infection with mediastinitis and axillary abscess. / Uno, Kosuke.

In: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Tokyo), Vol. 82, No. 4, 04.2010, p. 303-306.

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