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Bezold's abscess in children: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11589986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The introduction of antibiotics in the treatment of suppurative otitis media has significantly decreased the incidence of complications. Reports of Bezold's abscess secondary to this disorder are rare, particularly in infants and young children, in whom mastoid bone pneumatization is not yet complete. We present a case of Bezold's abscess occurring in a child aged 18 months. The literature is reviewed and methods to accurately diagnose this complication are emphasized.
G Marioni; C de Filippis; A Tregnaghi; R Marchese-Ragona; A Staffieri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2001 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-10-08     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padua, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Cefotaxime / administration & dosage
Follow-Up Studies
Infusions, Intravenous
Mastoiditis / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Otolaryngology / methods
Risk Assessment
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
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