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Infections

Patricia Sylla

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198529101
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529101.003.0003

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Infections

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Sinusitis - The swollen face—general considerations - The acutely swollen face—fascial tissue spaces - Clinical features of fascial space infections and indicators of severity - Basic principles in the management of fascial space infections - The acutely swollen neck - Deep-neck infections - Infections of the parotid glands - Infections of the submandibular glands - Mastoiditis - Otitis media - Intra-cranial infections - Oral infections presenting as white and red lesions - Infections presenting as verrucal lesions - Sinuses and fistulas - 'At risk' patients - The acquired immunodeficiencies - Skin and soft tissue infections

Chapter.  7338 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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