Anthony W. Chow

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Infections of the oral cavity, neck, and head

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know This is a broad subject area. The topics to be covered include odontogenic orofacial “space” infections; suppurative parotitis; peritonsillar abscess; and deep neck space infections, including submandibular (Ludwig’s angina), lateral pharyngeal, and retropharyngeal space infections. Although rare in the post-antibiotic era, deep space infections of the head and…

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