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Laryngeal abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  492707     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The laryngeal abscess is an uncommon lesion since the onset of the antibiotic era. A review of the literature failed to find any recent articles on abscess of the larynx. Three case histories of the laryngeal abscess, all of which progressed to rapid airway obstruction and required emergency tracheotomy, are presented.
Authors:
J E Clemons; W Portilla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery     Volume:  87     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg.     Publication Date:    1979 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-18     Completed Date:  1979-12-18     Revised Date:  2012-04-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909794     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (1979)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / diagnosis*
Aged
Female
Humans
Laryngeal Diseases / diagnosis*
Laryngoscopy
Male
Staphylococcal Infections / diagnosis
Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis

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