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Deep Neck Infections

  • John Echevarria
Part of the Clinical Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CLIN.TOP.INFECT)

Abstract

Infections may spread via three main routes: hematogenous, lymphogenous, and direct continuity. Direct continuity is the spread of infections between the layers of fascia and is the subject of this chapter.

Keywords

Hyoid Bone Temporal Space Carotid Sheath Masticator Space Retropharyngeal Abscess 
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