Salmonella Neck Abscess

Department of Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Impact Factor: 2.33). 02/1990; 116(1):88-91. DOI: 10.1001/archotol.1990.01870010092025
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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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