Salmonella neck abscess.
ABSTRACT Salmonella species represent uncommon causative agents in focal infections of the head and neck. The case of a 24-year-old diabetic man with a neck abscess caused by Salmonella enteritidis is presented, and the relevant literature is reviewed. Salmonella should be included in the differential diagnosis of head and neck abscesses.
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ABSTRACT: Retropharyngeal abscess is a rare but serious disease in children. Salmonella species are uncommon causative agents of deep neck infections. We present the clinical course of a 10-year-old boy with a retropharyngeal abscess caused by Salmonella lomita and review 18 previously published cases.The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 10/2003; 22(9):833-6. · 3.57 Impact Factor