Traumatic retropharyngeal abscess presenting with quadriparesis: A case report

  • Abhay Gupta
  • Ravi Kawade
  • Vineeta Gupta
Clinical Report


Retropharyngeal abscess is not very common in adults. If it occurs,it is usually secondary to tuberculous lesion of spine or penetrating forgein body in food passage. We describe a case of retropharyngeal abscess with quadriparesis following neck trauma.

Key words

Reteropharyngeal abscess Quadriparesis Neck trauma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhay Gupta
    • 1
  • Ravi Kawade
    • 1
  • Vineeta Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Lecturer in MicrobiologyPravara Rural Medical CollegeLoni. Maharashtra

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