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Retropharyngeal Abscess Summary

Description: An accumulation of purulent material in the space between the PHARYNX and the CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. This usually results from SUPPURATION of retropharyngeal LYMPH NODES in patients with UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, perforation of the pharynx, or head and neck injuries.

Also Known As: Abscesses, Retropharyngeal; Retropharyngeal Abscesses; Abscess, Retropharyngeal

Networked: 83 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Retropharyngeal Abscess

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 77 Generic
  2. panipenem-betamipron : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 14 results : IBA
  4. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 3 results : FDA 1
  5. Clindamycin (Cleocin) : 3 results : FDA 19 Generic
  6. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate) : 2 results : FDA 7
  7. Methicillin (Metin) : 2 results : FDA 2
  8. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma : 2 results : IBA
  9. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 2 results : IBA
  10. Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate) : 1 result : FDA 37 Generic
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Diseases Related to Retropharyngeal Abscess

  1. Spondylitis
  2. Meningoencephalitis
  3. Infection
  4. Abscess
  5. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
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Key Therapies for Retropharyngeal Abscess

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  2. Catheters : 5 results
  3. Tonsillectomy : 4 results
  4. Airway Management : 3 results
  5. Debridement : 3 results
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